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part 2 medical terminology

aden/o gland
adip/o fat
anter/o before, front
cephal/o head
cyt/o , cyte cell
end-, endo- in, within, inside
exo- out of, outside, away from
hist-o, histi/o tissue
-ologist specialist
-ology science or study of
path/o, -pathy disease, suffering, feeling, emotion
plas/i, plas/o, -plasia development, growth, formation
poster/o behind, toward the back
-stasis, -static control, maintance of a constant level
caud/o lower part of body
spondyl/o vertebrae, vertebral column, back bone
synovi/o, synov/o synovial membrane, synovial fluid
-um singular noun ending
-lysis loosening or setting free
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
oss/e, oss/ I, ost/ o, oste/ o bone
scoli/o curved, bent
ankyl/o crooked, bent, stiff
arthr/o joint
chondr/ I, cartiage
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
-desis to bind, tie together
kyph/o bent, hump
lord/o curve, sway back, bent
my/o muscle
-plegia paralysis, stroke
-rrhexis rupture
tax/o coordination, order
ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o tendon, stretch out, extend, strain
ton/o tone, stretching, tension,
tri- three
fibr/o fibrous tissue, fiber
-ia abnormal condition, disease, plural of -ium
-ic pertaining to
kines/o, kinesi/o movement
bi- twice, double, two
-cele hernia, tumor, swelling
dys- bad, difficult, or painful
fasci/o fascia, fibrous band
Created by: Dhernandez95