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Lesson 1

Common Root and Musculoskeletal Terms

TermDefinition
adeno gland
adenoma gland tumor
calculi stone
calculosis stones
cele tumor, cyst, hernia
cyto cell
hydrocele water cysts, tumor
cytology cells, study of
glyco sweet, sugar
glycosuria sugar in urine
homeo, homo similar, same, like
homeostasis same environment
lingua tongue
linguiform tongue-shaped
lip fat
lipoma fat tumor
lith stone
lithiotripsy stone dissolve
madaro falling hair
madarosis loss of eyelashes or eyebrows
psyche mind
psycho mind; study of psychology; mental processes
pya pus
pyogenic pus producing
radi rays
radiology rays, study of
thermic heat
thermobiosis exists at high temperature
arthro joint
arthritis joint inflammation
carpo wrist
chondro cartilage
chondromalacia cartilage, soft
costa rib
intercostal between ribs
cranio skull
craniotomy skull incision
dactyl finger
dactylitis finger inflammation
ili hip
iliosacral ilium and sacrum
manus hand
manicure hand care
myelo bone marrow
myeloma marrow tumor
myo muscle
myloedema muscle swelling
ortho straighten
orthopedic concerning deformities
osteo bone
osteoplast bone surgery
pedi foot
pedicure foot care
spondyl vertebra
spondylitis vertebrae inflammation
Created by: stephurtado7