Medical Terminology: A Living Language Chapter 4 Brown Mackie

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Kinesi/o

The combining form that means Movement

Ten/o

The combining form that means Tendon

My/o

The combining form that means Muscle

Arthr/o

The combining form that means Joint

Chondr/o

The combining form that means Cartilage

Ankyl/o

The combining form that means Stiff joint

Kyph/o

The combining form that means Hump

Lord/o

The combining form that means Swayback or curve

Myel/o

The combining form that means Bone marrow

Orth/o

The combining form that means Straight

Oste/o

The combining form that means Bone

Ped/o

The combining form that means Child or Foot

Scoli/o

The combining form that means Crooked or Bent

Spondyl/o

The combining form that means Vertebra

Syonvi/o

The combining form that means Synovial membrane

Fibr/o

The combining form that means Fibers

Myocardi/o

The combining form that means Heart muscle

-kinesia

A suffix that means Movement

-tonia

A suffix that means Tone

-asthenia

A suffix that means Weakness

-clasia

A suffix that means Surgically break

-desis

A suffix that means To fuse or Stabilize

-listhesis

A suffix that means Slipping

-porosis

A suffix that means Porous

Ad-

A prefix that means Toward

Kinesiology

A medical term that means Study of movement

Myasthenia

A medical term that means Muscle weakness

Electromyogram

A medical term that means Record of muscle electricity

Tendplasty

A medical term that means Surgical repair of a tendon

Bradykinesia

A medical term that means Slow movement

Dystonia

A medical term that means Abnormal tone

Arthralgia

A medical term that means Joint pain

Atonia

A medical term that means Lack of tone

Hyperkinesia

A medical term that means Excessive movement

Arthroclasia

A medical term that means Surgically break a joint

Arthrodesis

A medical term that means Fusion of a joint

Arthroscope

A medical term that means Instrument to view inside a joint

Chondromalacia

A medical term that means Cartilage softening

Intracranial

A medical term that means Pertaining to inside the skull

Arthroscopy

A medical term that means Process of viewing inside a joint

Osteotomy

A medical term that means Incision into a bone

Osteomyelitis

A medical term that means Inflammation of bone and bone marrow

Synovectomy

A medical term that means Excision of synovial membrane

Intervertebral

A medical term that means Pertaining to between vertebrae

Osteoclasia

A medical term that means Surgically break bone

Osteochondroma

A medical term that means Bone and cartilage tumor

Arthrotomy

A medical term that means Incision into a joint

Arthrocentesis

A medical term that means Puncture to withdraw fluid from a joint

Myorrhaphy

A medical term that means Suture a muscle

Polymyositis

A medical term that means Inflammation of many muscles

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