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acr/o

extremities

acroanesthesia = absence of sensation in the extremities

2

ankyl/o

stiff joint

ankylosis = abnormal condition of a stiff joint

3

arthr/o; articul/o

joint

articular = pertaining to a joint

4

burs/o

bursa, sac

bursitis = inflammation of a bursa

5

carp/o

carpus

carpectomy = excision of a carpus

6

cervic/o

neck

cervicodynia = pain of the neck

7

chondr/o

cartilage

chondrodysplasia = bad, painful or difficult formation or growth of cartilage

8

cost/o

ribs

costochondritis = inflammation of ribs & cartilage

9

crani/o

cranium

craniocerebral = pertaining to cranium & brain

10

fasci/o

fascia

fasciodesis = binding of a fascia

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femor/o

femur

femorotibial = pertaining to femur and tibia

12

fibul/o

fibula

fibular = pertaining to the fibula

13

humer/o

humerus

humeral = pertaining to humerus

14

ili/o

ilium

iliolumbar = pertaining to the ilium and lower back

15

kinesi/o

movement

kinesiology = study of movement

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kyph/o

hump

kyphosis = abnormal condition of a humb

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lamin/o

lamina

laminectomy = surgical removal of a lamina

18

lord/o

bent backward

lordoscoliosis = abnormal condition of crookedness and backward bend

19

lumb/o

lower back

lumbodynia = pain in lower back

20

menisc/o

meniscus

meniscectomy = excision of a meniscus

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metacarp/o

metacarpus

metacarpectomy = excision of a metacarpus

22

metatars/o

metatarsals, ankle

metatarsophalangeal = pertaining to ankle, metatarsals and phalanges

23

muscul/o; my/o

muscle

myocardial = pertaining to heart muscle

24

myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

myeloplegia = paralysis of spinal cord

25

orth/o

straight

orthopnea = breathing in the straight position

26

oste/o

bone

osteolytic = pertaining to destruction of bone

27

patell/a; patell/o

patella

patellapexy = surgical fixation of patella

28

pelv/i

pelvis

pelvimeter = measuring instrument for pelvis

29

phalang/o

phalanges

phalangitis = inflammation of the phalanges

30

pub/o

pubis

pubofemoral = pertaining to the pubis and femur