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Flashcards in Ch15: CFoms Deck (20):
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calc/o; calic/o

calcium

2

kyph/o

humpback, hunchback[posterior curvature in the thoracic region]

3

lamin/o

lamina (part of the vertebrae arch)

4

lord/o

curve, swayback (anterior curvature in the lumbar region)

5

lumb/o

loins, lower back

6

myel/o

bone marrow

7

orth/o

straight

8

oste/o

bone

9

scoli/o

crooked, bent (lateral curvature)

10

spondyl/o (used to make words about conditions of the structure)

vertebra

11

vertebr/o (used to describe the structure itself)

vertebra

12

fasci/o

fascia (forms sheaths enveloping muscles)

13

fibr/o

fibrous connective tissue

14

leiomy/o

smooth (visceral) muscle that lines the wall of internal organs

15

my/o

muscle

16

myocardi/o

heart muscle

17

myos/o

muscle

18

plant/o

sole of the foot

19

rhabdomy/o

skeletal (striated) muscle connected to bones

20

sarc/o

muscle and flesh