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Cal/o
Calci/o

Calcium
Hypercalcium

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Kyph/o

Posterior curvature in the thoracic region
Kyphosis

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Lamin/o

Lamina; part of the vertebral arch
Laminectomy

3

Lord/o

Anterior curvature in the lumbar region
Lordosis

4

Lumb/o

Loins, lower back
Lumbar

5

Myel/o

Bone marrow
Myelopoiesis

6

Orth/o

Straight
Orthopedic

7

Oste/o

Bone
Osteitis

8

Scoli/o

Lateral curvature
Scoliosis

9

Spondyl/o

Vertebra (used to form words in relation to conditions of the structure)
Spondylosis

10

Vertebr/o

Vertebra (used to describe the structure itself)
Vertebroplasty

11

Acetabul/o

Acetabulum (hip socket)
Acetabular

12

Clacane/o

Calcaneus (heel)
Calcaneal

13

Carp/o

Carpals (wrist bones)

14

Clavic/o

Clavicle (collar bone)
Supraclavicular

15

Cost/o

Ribs (True, false, and floating)
Subcostal, chondrocostal.

16

Crani/o

Cranium (skull)
Craniotomy

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Femor/o

Femur (thigh bone)
Femoral

18

Fibul/o

Fibula (smaller lower leg bone)
Fibular

19

Humer/o

Humerus (upper arm bone)
Humeral

20

Ili/o

Ilium (upper part of the pelvic bone)
Iliac

21

Ischi/o

Ischium (posterior part of the pelvic bone)
Ischial

22

Malleol/o

Malleolus (process on each side of the ankle)
Malleolar

23

Mandibul/o

Mandible (lower jawbone)
Mandibular

24

Maxill/o

Maxilla (upper jawbone)
Maxillary

25

Metacarp/o

Metacarpals (hand bones)
Metacarpectomy

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Olecran/o

Olecranon (elbow)
Olecranal

27

Patell/o

Patella (kneecap)
Patellar

28

Pelv/i

Pelvis
Pelvimetry