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Medical Terminology

Unit 3 - Medical Dictionary Exercises

algia pain
arthr/o joint - pertaining to
brachi/o arm
calcane/o calcaneous (heel bone) (cal - cane - e - us)
cephla/o head
cervic/o neck
chondr/o cartilage
cost/o rib
desis surgical fixation; fusion
dynia pain, swelling
ectomy surgical removal
fasci/o fascia
fibr/o fiber
humer/o humerus (upper arm)
ili/o illum (hip bone)
lumb/o lower back
malacia softening
muscul/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord; bone marrow
my/o muscle
oma tumor; swelling
orth/o straight, normal, correct, ( orthotics )
oste/o bone
pelvi/o pelvis
plasty plastic or surgical repair
scopy visual examination
ten/o tendon
thorac/o (thoras pronunciation) chest
vertebr/o vertebra
Created by: jaicasha