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1

bi-

two, double
biceps*

2

bucc/o

cheek
buccal*

3

dors/o

back
dorsal*

4

dys-

bad, difficult, disordered, painful
dystonia*

5

electr/o

electrical, electricity
electromyogram*

6

fasci/o

band of fibrous tissue
fasciotomy*

7

fibr/o

fiber
fibroma*

8

-graphy

process of recording
electroneuromyography*

9

-itis

infammation
fasciitis*

10

leiomy/o

smooth muscle
leiomyofibroma*

11

my/o

muscle
myalgia*

12

myos/o

muscle
myositis*

13

pector/o

pertaining to the chest
pectoral*

14

rhabdomy/o

striated muscle; skeletal muscle
rhabdomyosarcoma*

15

tri

three
triceps*

16

troph/o

development
dystrophy*

17

ankyl/o

stiff
ankylosis*

18

arthr/o

joint
arthritis

19

burs/o

joint
bursitis

20

-centesis

surgical puncture
arthrocentesis

21

-desis

binding or surgical fusion
arthrodesis

22

-gram

record or picture
arthrogram

23

-graphy

process of recording
arthrography*

24

-itis

imflammation
tendinitis

25

ligament/o

ligament
ligamental*

26

oste/o

bone
osteoarthritis

27

-plasty

surgical repair
arthroplasty*

28

-scopy

process of viewing with an endoscope
arthroscopy

29

ten/o, tendin/o tend/o

tendon*
tenosynovitis*