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ankyl/o stiffness; bent, crooked
arthr/o joint
brachi/o arm
cervic/o neck; cervix uteri
clavicul/o clavicle
cost/o ribs
dactyl/o fingers; toes
faci/o face
fasci/o band, fascia
femor/o femur
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
myos/o muscle
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
patell/o patella
ped/i foot; child
ped/o foot; child
pelv/i pelvis
pod/o foot
rachi/o spine
radi/o radiation, x-ray, radius
rhabdomy/o rod-shaped muscle
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh
scoli/o crooked, bent
humer/o humerus
kyph/o humpback
lamin/o lamina
lord/o curve, swayback
metacarp/o metacarpus
spondyl/o vertebrae
ten/o tendon
tend/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
thorac/o chest
tibi/o tibia
-ad toward
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-asthenia weakness, debility
-blast embryonic cell
-clasia to break; surgical fracture
-clasis to break; surgical fracture
-clast to break; surgical fracture
-cyte cell
-desis binding, fixation
-dynia pain
-eal pertaining to
-ectomy excision, removal
-graph instrument for recording
-iatry medicine; treatment
-ia condition
-itis inflammation
-kinesia movement
-logist specialist in the study of
-malacia softening
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition, increase
-pexy fixation
-physis growth
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
-sarcoma malignant tumor of connective tissue
-scopy visual examination
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-tomy incision
-ic pertaining to
-ism condition
-trophy development, nourishment
-um structure, thing
a-, an- without, not
brachy- short
cine- movement
dys- bad, painful, difficult
epi- above, upon
inter- between
mega- enlargement
meta- change, beyond
micro- small
quadri- four
sub- under, below
supra- above; excessive superior
sym- union, together, joined
syn- union, together, joined
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
BE barium enema; below the elbow
BK below the knee
C1, C2... first cervical vertebra, second cervical vertebra and so on
Ca calcium; cancer
CDH congenital dislocation of the hip
CO coccygeal nerves
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
CT computed tomography
DEXA, DXA dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
DJD degenerative joint disease
DO Doctor of Osteopathy
EMG electromyography
Fx fracture
HD hip disarticulation
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus
HP hemipelvectomy
IM intramuscular
IS intracostal space
IV intravenous
L1, L2... first lumbar vertebra, second lumbar vertebra, and so on
LS lumbosacral spine
MG myasthenia gravis
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS musculoskeletal; multiple sclerosis
NSAIDs nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs
ORTH, ortho orthopedics
P phosphorus
PCL posterior cruciate ligament
TKR total knee replacement
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor
ROM range of motion
S1, S2... first sacral vertebra, second sacral vertebra, and so on
SD shoulder disarticulation
T1, T2... first thoracic vertebra, second thoracic vertebra, and so on
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TRAM transverse rectus abdominis muscle
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