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Delt/o-

Triangle

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-alge

Pain

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-Algesi

Pain

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Masset/o-

Chewing

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Contra-

Against

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My/o-

Muscle

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-throphy

Process of development

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-dis

Away from

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-alis

Pertaining to

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Dys-

Painful, difficult, abnormal

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-dynia

Pain, swelling

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Degenerative

De- reversal of, without
Gener/o- production, creation
-ative pertaining to

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Arthritis

Arthr/o- joint
-itis: inflammation; infection of

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Contracture

Contract/o- pull together
-ure: system; result of

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Prosthetic

Prosthet/o- artificial part
-ic: pertaining to

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Atrophy

A- without, away from
-trophy: process of development

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-eal

Pertaining to

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-desis

Procedure to fuse together

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-clast

Cell that breaks down substances

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-ial

Pertaining to

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-ment

Action, state

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-scope

Instrument used to examine

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-scopy

Process of using an instrument to examine

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-spasm

Sudden and involuntary muscle contraction

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-taxis

Movement

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A-

Without, away from

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An-

Without, not

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Anti-

Against

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Arthr/o-

Joint

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Brachi/o-

Arm

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Carp/o-

Wrist

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Chondr/o-

Cartilage

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Extens/o-

Straightening

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Lumb/o-

Lumbar region (lower back area between the ribs and pelvis)

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Orth/o-

Straight

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Orthopedist-

One who specializes in (producing) straight (ness of the bones and muscles) in a child or adult.

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Orthopeadics

( knowledge and practice of producing) straight (ness of the bones and muscles) in a child or adult.

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Vertebr/o-

Vertebra

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Vers/o-

To travel, to turn

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Synovi/o-

Synovium membrane

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Synov/o-

Synovium membrane

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Spondyl/o-

Vertebrae (back bone)

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Spasmod/o-

Spasm

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Sarco-

Connective tissue

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Rachi-

Spine

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Pronat/o- ?????

Face down

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Phalang/o-

Phalanx (finger or toe)

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Pector/o-

Chest

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Oste/o-

Bone

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ROM

Range of motion

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PT

Physical therapy or physical therapist

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FX

Fracture

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DJD

Degenerative joint disease

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OT

Occupational therapy or occupational therapist

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ADLs

Activities of daily living

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IM

Intramuscular

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AFP

Alpha fetoprotein

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BAER

Brain stem auditory evoked response

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SCI

Spinal cord injury

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MS

Multiple sclerosis

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CVA

Cerebrovascular accident

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CP

Cerebral palsy

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EEG

Electroencephalogram, electroencephalography

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-ent

Pertaining to

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-ous

Pertaining to

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Affer/o-

Bring toward the center

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Arachn/o-

Spiderlike

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Audit/o-

Hearing

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Auntinom/o-

Independent, self, governing

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Cav/o-

Hollow space

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Cerebr/o-

Cerebrum ( largest part of the brain)

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Crani/o-

Cranium (skull)

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Dors/o-

Back, dorsum

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Effer/o-

Go out from center

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Esthes/o-

Sensation; feeling

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Fiss/o-

Splitting

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Gyr/o-

Ring, circle

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Neur/o-

Nerve

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Neurologist

One who specializes in (the treatment of the) nerves (including the brain and nervous system)

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Neurology

Study of the nerves (including the nervous system and brain)

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Olfact/o-

Smell

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Olig/o-

Scanty, few

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Pathet/o-

Suffering

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Peripher/o-

Outer aspects

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Recept/o-

Receive

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Somat/o-

Body

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Spin/o-

Spine

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Transmit/o-

To send across

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Visi/o-

Sight