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Flashcards in Unit 3: Word Roots Deck (44):
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Acr/o

extremities

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Ankly/o

stiff, crooked, bent

3

Branchi/o

arm

4

Burs/o

bursa

5

Carp/o

wrist

6

Cervic/o

neck

7

Chir/o

hand

8

Chondr/o

cartilage

9

Cost/o

rib

10

Crani/o

cranium, skull

11

Kyph/o

hump

12

Lord/o

bending, curve

13

Lumb/o

lumbar region of back

14

Myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

15

Orthr/o

straight

16

Oste/o

bone

17

Ped/i

foot

18

Rachi/o

spine

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Sacr/o

sacrum

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Scoli/o

crooked

21

Spondyl/o

vertebra

22

Synovi/o

synovial fluid (lubricating fluid of joints)

23

Tars/o

ankle

24

Calcane/o

heel

25

Clavic/o

collar bone

26

Femor/o

femur

27

Fibul/o

fibula

28

Humer/o

humerus

29

Ischi/o

ischium

30

Ligament/o

ligament

31

Mandibul/o

mandible; lower jaw

32

Maxill/o

maxilla; upper jaw

33

Menisc/o

Menuscus

34

Patell/o

patella; knee cap

35

Phalang/o

phalanges; finger; toes

36

Scapul/o

scapula; shoulder blade

37

Uln/o

ulna

38

Vertebr/o

vertebra

39

Fasci/o

fascia

40

My/o

muscle

41

Sarc/o

flesh; muscle

42

Ten/o; Tend/o; Tendin/o

tendon

43

Ton/o

tension; pressure

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Arthr/o

joint