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Green Terminology

Green Module - Terminology-Combining Forms

ankyl/o stiffness; bent; crooked
arthr/o joint
brachi/o arm
cervic/o neck; cervix uteri
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
cost/o ribs
dactyl/o fingers;toes
faci/o face
femor/o femur(thigh bone)
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
kyph/o humpback
lamin/o lamina (vertebral arch)
lord/o curve, swayback
metarcarp/o metacarpus (hand bones)
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow;spinal cord
myos/o muscle
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
patell/o patella (kneecap)
ped/i foot; child
ped/o foot; child
pelv/i pelvis
pelv/o pelvis
pod/o foot
rachi/o spine
radi/o radius(lower arm bone); x-ray; radiation
rhabdomy/o rod-shaped (striated) muscle
sacr/o sacrum
scoli/o crooked; bent
spondyl/o vertebrae (backbone)
ten/o tendon
tend/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
thorac/o chest
tibi/o tibia (larger lower leg bone)
calcane/o calcaneum (heel bone)
carp/o carpus (wrist bone)
cephal/o head
chondr/o cartilage
cinemat/o things that move
coccyg/o coccyx (tailbone)
condyl/o condyle
crani/o cranium (skull)
cruci/o cross
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibr/o fiber, fibrous tissue
fibul/o fibula (lower leg bone)
ili/o ilium (portion of hip bone)
kinesi/o movement
lei/o smooth
leiomy/o smooth muscle
lumb/o loins (lower back)
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw bone)
mediastin/o mediastinum
megal/o enlargement
metatars/o metatarusus (foot bones)
micr/o small
pub/o pelvis bone (anterior of pelvic bone)
rhabd/o rod-shaped (striated) muscle
roentgen/o x-ray
sarc/o flesh (connective tissue)
scapula/o scapula (shoulder blade)
sequestr/o separation
sin/o sinus, cavity
stern/o sternum (breastbone)
synov/o synovial membrane, synovial fluid
trabecul/o a little swelling
uln/o ulna (lower arm bone opposite thumb)
vertebr/o vertebrae (back bone)
xiph/o sword
acromi/o acromion (scapula that forms the point)
ax/o axis; axon
blast/o embryonic cell
fasci/o band, fascia (fibrous membrane covering)
ischi/o ischium (portion of hip bone)
kinet/o movement
muscul/o muscle
phalang/o phalanges (bones of fingers and toes)
sinus/o sinus, cavity
tubercul/o a little swelling
Created by: NadineDmetriuc