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Medical Terminology

prefixes and sufixes

a- without
sub- under or below
supra- above
osteo- bone
ortho- straight
arthro- joint of the body
mio- muscle
chrondro- cartilage
tendo- tendon
-algia pain
-itis inflammation
-scopy visual exam
-physis end of the bone
acute sudden onset
chronic long existing
necrosis tissue death
contraindictation goes against what should be done
crepitus grating sound
erythema redness
effusion fluid and swelling escaping from a joint in body
hemotoma accumulation of blood
Created by: yungk3