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chondr/o

cartilage

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crani/o

skull

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lumb/o

loin; waist

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myel/o

bone marrow

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oste/o

bone marrow

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spondyl/o

vertebrae

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vertebr/o

vertebrae

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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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ligament/o

ligament

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synov/o

synovial fluid; synovial membrane

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ten/o

tendon

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tend/o

tendon

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tendin/o

tendon

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akyl/o

crooked; stiff

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kyph/o

bumpback

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lord/o

curve; swayback

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lux/o

to slide

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scoli/o

crooked; bent

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-clasia

to break

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-desis

to bind together

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-physis

to grow

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-porosis

becoming porous or less dense

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Break down of ankylosing spondylitis

ankyl = crooked; stiff
osing = condition
spondyl = vertebrae
itis = inflammation

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Break down of ankylosis

ankyl = crooked; stiff
osis = condition

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Break down of arthralgia

arthr = joint
algia = pain

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Break down of arthritis

arthr = joint
itis = inflammation

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Break down of arhropathy

arthr = joint
pathy = disease

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Break down of bursitis

burs = bursa
itis = inflammation

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Break down of chondromalacia patellae

chodro = cartilage
malacia = softening
patellae = kneecap

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Break down of comminuted fracture

com = together
minuted = diminished
fracture = to break

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Break down of compound fracture

com = together
pound = to place
fracture = to break

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Break down of compression fracture

com = together
pression = squeeze
fracture = to break

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Break down of fracture

fracture = "to break"

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Break down of gouty arthritis

arthr = joint
itis = inflammation

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Break down of greenstick fracture

fracture = "to break"

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Break down of herniated disk

herni = hernia; protrusion
ated = subjected to

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Break down of impacted fracture

fracture = "to break"

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Break down of kyphosis

kyph = humpback
osis = condition

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Break down of lordosis

lord = curve; swayback
osis = condition

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Break down of luxation

lux = to slide
ation = process

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Break down of osteoarthritis

osteo = bone
arthr = joint
itis = inflammation

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Break down of osteomalacia

osteo = bone
malacia = softening

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Break down of osteomyelitis

osteo = bone
myel = bone marrow
itis = inflammation

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Break down of osteoporosis

osteo = bone
porosis = becoming porous or less dense

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Break down of periositis

peri = surrounding
ost = bone
itis = inflammation

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Break down of rhematoid arthritis

rheumat = watery flow
oid = resembling
arthr = joint
itis = inflammation

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Break down of scoliosis

scoli = crooked; stiff
osis = condition

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Break down of Simple fracture

fracture = "to break"

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Break down of spina bifida

spina = spine
bifida = " clefted; branched'

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Break down of subluxation

sub = under; beneath
lux = to slide
ation = process

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Break down of synovitis

synov = synovial fluid; synovial membrane itis = inflammation

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Break down of arthrocentesis

arthro = joint
centesis = puncture

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Break down of arthography

arthro = joint
graphy = recording

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Break down of arthroscopy

arthro = joint
scopy = visual examination

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Break down of bone scan

no word elements

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Break down of rheumatoid factor test

rheumat = watery flow
oid = resembling

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Break down of amputation

amputation = " process of pruning or cutting off"

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Break down of arthrectomy

arthro = joint
ectomy = surgical removal

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Break down of artroclasia

arthro = joint
clasia = to break

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Break down of arthrodesis

arthro = joint
desis = to bind together

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Break down of arthroplasty

arthro = joint
plasty = surgical repair

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Break down of bursectomy

burs = bursa
ectomy = surgical removal

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Break down of craniotomy

cranio = skull
tomy = surgical incision