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fasci/o band, fascia (fibrous membrane supporting and seperating muscles)
fibr/o fiber, fibrous tissue
leiomy/o smooth muscle (visceral)
lumb/o loins (lower back)
muscul/o my/o muscles
ten/o tend/o tendin/o tendon
-algia pain
-asthenia weakness,debility
-pathy disease
-plegia paralysis
-rrhaphy suture
-sarcoma malignant tumor of connective tissue
-tomy incision
carp/o carpus (wrist bones)
cervic/o neck; cervix uteri (neck of the uterus)
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium (skull)
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
metacarp/o metacarpus
phalang/o phalanges (bones of the fingers and toes)
spondyl/o* vetebr/o* veterbra (backbone)
stern/o sternum (breastbone)
calcane/o calcaneum (heel bone)
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibul/o fibula (smaller, outer bone of the lower leg)
patell/o patella (kneecap)
pelv/i pelv/o pelvis
radi/o radiation, x-ray; radius (lower arm bone on the thumb side)
tibi/o tibia (larger bone of the lower leg)
ankyl/o stiffness; bent, crooked
arthtr/o joint
chondr/o cartilage
lamin/o lamina (part of the vetebral arch)
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
-clast to break; surgical fracture
-cyte cell
-desis binding, fixation, (of a bone or joint)
-malacia softening
-physis growth
-poresis porous
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