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cry/o

cold

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cutane/o

skin

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electr/o

electric current

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erg/o

work

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habilitat/o

ability

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hydr/o

water

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my/o

muscle

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orth/o

straight, correct

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phon/o

sound

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physic/o

body

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prosthet/o

addition

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therm/o

heat

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-al, -ic, -ous, -tic

pertaining to

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-graphy

process of recording

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-nomics

pertaining to laws

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-phoresis

carrying

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-therapy

treatment

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re-

again

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trans-

across

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ultra-

beyond

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ergonomics

erg/o=work
-nomics=pertaining to laws

study of human work including how the requirements for performing work and the work env. affect the muscoskeletal and nervous systems

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orthotics

orth/o=straight
-tic=pertaining to

use of equipment such as splints and braces to support a paralyzed muscle, promote a specific motion, or correct a muscoskeletal deformities

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prosthetics

prosthet/o=addition
-ic=pertaining to

artificial devices, such as limbs and joints, that replace a missing body