Ch. 15 Review sheet/Combining Forms

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acetabul/o

acetabulum; hip socket

ankyl/o

crooked, bent, stiff

arthr/o

joint

articul/o

joint

burs/o

bursa (sac of fluid near joints)

calc/o

calcium

calcane/o

heel

calci/o

calcium

carp/o

wrist

cervic/o

neck

chondr/o

cartilage

clavicul/o

clavicle; collarbone

coccyg/o

coccyx (tailbone)

cost/o

rib

crani/o

skull

fasci/o

band, fascia (fibrous membrane supporting and separating muscles)

femor/o

femur, thigh bone

fibr/o

fiber, fibrous tissue

fibul/o

fibula (smaller bone of lower leg)

humer/o

humerus, upper arm bone

ili/o

ilium (part of the pelvic bone)

ischi/o

ischium (lower portion of hip bone)

kyph/o

humpback, hunchback

lamin/o

lamina (part of vertebral arch)

leiomy/o

smooth (visceral) muscle

ligament/o

ligament (connects bones to bones)

lord/o

curve, swayback

lumb/o

loins (lower back)

malleol/o

malleolus (process on each side of ankle)

mandibul/o

mandible (lower jawbone)

maxill/o

Upper jaw bone

metacarp/o

metacarpals (hand bones)

my/o

muscles

myel/o

bone marrow or spinal cord

myocardi/o

myocardium (heart muscle)

myos/o

muscle

olecran/o

elbow

orth/o

straight, upright

oste/o

bone, bone tissue

patell/o

patella (kneecap)

ped/o

child, foot

pelv/i

pelvic bone, pelvis

perone/o

fibula (lower leg bone)

phalang/o

phalanges (bones of fingers and toes)

plant/o

sole of the foot

pub/o

pubis (pubic bone); anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone

radi/o

a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves

rhabdomy/o

striated, skeletal muscle

rheumat/o

watery discharge, rheumatic condition

sacr/o

sacrum (five fused bones in the lower back)

sarc/o

flesh, connective tissue

scapul/o

scapula (shoulder blade)

scoli/o

crooked, bent (lateral curvature)

spondyl/o

vertebrae (backbone)

stern/o

sternum (breast bone)

synov/o

synovial membrane, synovial fluid

tars/o

tarsals (ankle bones)

ten/o

tendon, stretch out, extend, strain

tendin/o

tendon (connects muscle to bone)

thorac/o

thorax, chest

tibi/o

tibia (larger bone of lower leg)

uln/o

ulna (forearm bone)

vertebr/o

vertebra(e), backbone(s)

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