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Flashcards in Lesson 9 - The Musculoskeletal System (Structural Root Words) Deck (35)
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arthr/o

Meaning: Joint

2

calc/o

Meaning: Calcium

3

calcane/o

Meaning: Calcaneum (heel bone)

4

carp/o

Meaning: Carpus (wrist bone)

5

cephal/o

Meaning: Head

6

cervic/o

Meaning: Neck; cervix uteri (neck of the uterus)

7

chondr/o

Meaning: Cartilage

8

crani/o

Meaning: Cranium (skull)

9

encephala/o

Meaning: Brain

10

femor/o

Meaning: Femur

11

fibul/o

Meaning: Fibula

12

humer/o

Meaning: Humerus

13

lumb/o

Meaning: Loin (lower back)

14

metacarp/o

Meaning: Metacarpus

15

myel/o

Meaning: Bone marrow, spinal cord

16

my/o

Meaning: Muscle

17

oste/o

Meaning: Bone

18

patell/o

Meaning: Patella

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sacr/o

Meaning: Sacrum

20

spin/o

Meaning: Spine

21

spondyl/o
vertebr/o

Meaning: Vertebrae

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stern/o

Meaning: Sternum

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tend/o

Meaning: Tendon

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tibi/o

Meaning: Tibia

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cyt/o

Meaning: Cell

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cyst/o

Meaning: Bladder

27

dist/o

Meaning: Far, farthest

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enter/o

Meaning: Intestine

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hepat/o

Meaning: Liver

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proxim/o

Meaning: Near

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