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MT - Lesson 1

Lesson 1 - Common root terms and musculoskeletal medical root terms and meanings

QuestionAnswerMedical Term
adeno gland adenoma (gland tumor)
calculi stone calculosis (stones)
cele tumor, cyst; hernia hydrocele (Water cyst, tumor)
cyto cell cytology (Study of cells)
glyco Sweet, sugar glycosuria (Sugar in the urine)
homeo, homo similar, same, like homeostasis (Same environment)
lingua tongue linguiform (tongue-shaped)
lip Fat lipoma (fat tumor)
lith stone lithotripsy (stone dissolve)
madaro falling hair madarosis (loss of eyelashes or eyebrows)
psych mind psycho (study of mind, psychology; mental processes)
pyo pus pyogenic (pus producing)
radi rays radiology (Study of rays)
thermic heat thermobiosis (exists at high temperature)
arthro joint arthritis (joint inflammation)
carpo wrist carpoptosis (wrist dropping)
chondro cartilage chondromalacia (cartilage, soft)
costa rib intercoastal (between ribs)
cranio skull craniotomy (skull incision)
dactlyl finger dactylitis (finger inflammation)
ili hip iliosacral (ilium and sacrum)
manus hand manicure (hand care)
myel bone marrow myeloma (marrow tumor)
myo muscle myoedema (muscle swelling)
ortho straighten orthopedic (concerning deformities)
osteo bone osteoplast (bone surgery)
pedi foot pedicure(foot care)
spondyl vertebra spondylitis (vertebrae inflammation)
Created by: Johanmpino