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Combining Forms

Combining Forms of The Skeletal System

Acr/o extremity
ankyl/o stiffening, crooked
arthr/o joint
burs/o a pouch
calcan/e heel bone
carcin/o cancer
carp/o wrist
cartilagin/o cartilage
chondr/o cartilage
clavicul/o clavicle, collarbone
coccyg/e../o coccyx, tailbone
coll/o glue
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
dactyl/o finger or toe
femor/o femur
fibul/o fibula
fixat/o fastened
humer/o humerus
ili/o ilium
isch/i ischium, hip
kyph/o a hump
lamin/o lamina(thin plate)
lord/o bending, curve
lumb/o loin, lower back
mandibul/o mandible, lower jaw
maxill/o jawbone
menisc/i crescent
myel/o bone marrow
oste/o bone
patell/o kneecap
ped/o foot
phalang/e phalanges(finger/toe bones)
rach/i spine
rad/i radius
radi/o x-ray
rheumat/o discharge
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh
scapul/o shoulder blade
scoli/o curvature
spin/o spine
spondyl/o vertebra
stern/o sternum, breastbone
tendon/o tendon
tibi/o tibia
tract/o to draw
uln/o ulna, elbow
vertebr/o vertabra
xiph/o sword
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