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Calc/o, calci/o

Calcium

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Kyph/o

Humpback, hunchback

2

Lamin/o

Lamina

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Lord/o

Curve, swayback

4

Lumb/o

Loins, lower back

5

Myel/o

Bone marrow

6

Orth/o

Straight

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Oste/o

Bone

8

Scoli/o

Crooked, bent

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Spondyl/o

Vertebra (conditions)

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Vertebr/o

Vertebra (structure)

11

Acetabul/o

Acetabulum (hip socket)

12

Calcane/o

Calcaneous (heel)

13

Carp/o

Carpals (wrist bones)

14

Clavicul/o

Clavicle (collar bone)

15

Cost/o

Ribs

16

Crani/o

Cranium (skull)

17

Femor/o

Femur (thigh bone)

18

Fibul/o

Fibula (smaller lower leg bone)

19

Humer/o

Humerus (upper arm bone)

20

Ili/o

Ilium (upper pelvic bone)

21

Ischi/o

Ischium (posterior pelvic bone)

22

Malleol/o

Malleolus

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Mandibul/o

Mandible

24

Maxill/o

Maxilla (upper jawbone)

25

Metacarp/o

Metacarpals

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Metatars/o

Metatarsals

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Olecran/o

Olecranon (elbow)

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Patell/o

Patella (kneecap)

29

Pelv/i

Pelvis

30

Perone/o

Fibula

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Phalang/o

Phalanges

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Pub/o

Pubis

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Radi/o

Radius

34

Scapul/o

Scapula (shoulder bone)

35

Stern/o

Sternum

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Tars/o

Tarsals

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Tibi/o

Tibia

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Uln/o

Ulna

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Ankyl/o

Stiff

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Arthr/o

Joint

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Articul/o

Joint

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Burs/o

Bursa

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Chondr/o

Cartilage

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Ligament/o

Ligament

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Rheumat/o

Watery flow

46

Synov/o

Synovial membrane

47

Ten/o

Tendon

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Tendin/o

Tendon

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Fasci/o

Fascia (sheaths enveloping muscles)

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Fibr/o

Fibrous connective tissue

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Leiomy/o

Smooth muscle that lines organ walls

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My/o

Muscle

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Myocardi/o

Heart muscle

54

Myos/o

Muscle

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Plant/o

Sole of the foot

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Rhabdomy/o

Skeletal muscle connected to bones

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Sarc/o

Muscle and flesh