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CWI Med Term Chapter 8 word building

ankyl/o- fused together; stuff
arthr/o- joint
articul/o- joint
calcane/o- calcaneus (heel bone)
carp/o- wrist
cartilagin/o- cartilage
cervic/o- neck; cervix
chondr/o- cartilage
clavicul/o- clavicle (collar bone)
coccyg/o- coccyx (tail bone)
cost/o- rib
crani/o- cranium (skull)
ethm/o- sieve
femor/o- femur (thigh bone)
fibul/o fibula (lower leg bone)
fract/o- break up
front/o- front
goni/o angle
humer/o- humerus (upper arm bone)
ili/o- ilium (hip bone)
ischi/o- ischium (hip bone)
kyph/o- bent; humpbacked
lacrim/o- tears
lord/o- swayback
lumb/o- lower back; area between the ribs and pelvis
malac/o- softening
mandibul/o- mandible (lower jaw)
maxill/o- maxilla (upper jaw)
myel/o- bone marrow; spinal cord; myelin
occipit/o- occiput (back of the head)
orth/o- straight
osse/o- bone
ossificat/o- changing into bone
oste/o- bone
palat/o- palate
pariet/o- wall of a cavity
patell/o- patella (kneecap)
pelv/i pelvis (hip bone;renal pelvis)
pelv/o- pelvis (hip bone;renal pelvis)
perone/o fibula (lower leg bone)
phalang/o- phalanx (finger or toe)
pub/o- pubis (hip bone)
radi/o radius (forearm bone; x-rays; radiation)
sacr/o- sacrum
scapul/o- scapula (shoulder blade)
scoli/o- curved; crooked
skelet/o skeleton
sphen/o- wedge shape
spin/o- spine; backbone
spondyl/o- vertebra
stern/o- sternum (breast bone)
tars/o- ankle
tempor/o- temple (side of the head)
tibi/o- tibia (shin bone)
uln/o- ulna (forearm bone)
vertebr/o- vertebra
zygomat/o- zygoma (cheek bone)
Created by: Kirkbauer