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Terminology Combining Forms

acromi/o acromion
ankyl/o stiffness, bent, crooked
arthr/o joint
ax/o axis, axon
blast/o embryonic cell
brachi/o arm
calcane/o calcaneum (heel bone)
carp/o carpus (wrist bone)
cephal/o head
cervic/0 neck, cervix , uteri
chondr/o cartilage
cinemat/o things that move
clavicul/o clavical (collar bone)
coccyg/o coccyx (tail bone)
condyl/o condyle (rounded protuberance at the end of the bone)
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium (skull)
cruci/o cross
dactyl/o tear, lacrimal apparatus (sac)
faci/o face
fasci/o band, fascia
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibr/o fibre, fibrous tissue
fibul/o fibula ( smaller lower leg bone)
humer/o humerus ( upper arm)
ili/o ilium ( flaring of the hip bone)
ischi/o lower part of the hip bone
kinesi/o movement
kinet/o movement
kyph/o humpback
lamin/o lamina (vertebra arch)
lei/o smooth
leiomy/o smooth muscule
lord/o curve, swayback
lumb/o loins (lower back)
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw)
mediastin/o mediastinum
megal/o enlargement
metacarp/o metacarpus (hand bone)
metatars/o metatarsus (foot bone)
micr/o small
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
myos/o muscle
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
patell/o patella (knee bone)
ped/i foot, child
ped/o foot, child
pelv/i pelvis
pelv/o pelvis
phalang/o phalanges (bones of fingers and toes)
pod/o foot
pub/o pelvis bone (anterior part of the pelvis)
rachi/o spine
radi/o radiation ,x-ray, radius (lower arm)
rhadb/o rod-shaped (striated)
rhabdomy/o rod-shaped (Muscle)
roentgen/o x-rays
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh connected tissue
scapula/o scapula (shoulder blade)
scoli/o crooked, bent
sequestr/o separation
sin/o sinus cavity
sinus/o sinus cavity
spondyl/o vertebrae (back bone)
stern/o sternum (breast bone)
synov/o synovial membrane, synovial fluid
ten/o tendon
tend/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
thorac/o chest
tibi/o tibia (larger bone in lower leg)
trabecul/o trabecular (supporting bundles of fibres)
tubercul/o a little swelling
uln/o ulna (lower arm bone near thumb)
vertebr/o vertebrae (backbone)
xiph/o sword
Created by: amatt