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Terminology Ch.III

Medical terminology - Combining form, Prefix, & Suffix

oste/o, oss/i, osso/o bone
burs/o bursa
calc/o calcium
chondr/o cartilage
cartilage/o cartilage
pector/o thorax
thorac/o thorax
cleid/o clavicle (collar bone)
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
coccyg/o coccyx (tail bone)
scoli/o curvature
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibul/o fibula (lower lateral leg bone)
humer/o humerous (upper arm bone)
kyph/o round back
arthr/o articulation (joint)
articul/o articulation (joint)
lumb/o lower back
mandibul/o lower jaw
maxilla/o maxilla (upper jaw bone)
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
myos/o muscle
troph/o development, nourishment
patell/o patella (knee cap)
cost/o costa (rib)
scapul/o scapula (shoulder blade)
sin/o sinus cavity
sinus/o sinus cavity
crani/o cranium (skull)
stern/o sternum (breast bone)
rhabdomy/o striated (skeletal) muscle
lord/o sway back
thorac/o thorax (chest)
tibi/o tibia (shinbone)
vertebr/o vertebra (spine)
spondyl/o vertebra (spine)
leiomy/o smoothe muscle
dia- through, complete
syn- together, joined
poly- many, much, excessive, frequent
inter- between
ex- out
pro- forward, in-front of, favor
re- back, backward, again
-centesis surgical puncture
-desis binding
-clasis intentional breaking
-listhesis slipping
-trophy development; process of nourishment
-plasia development; condition of formation
-malacia condition of softening
Created by: KiwiMangos