Medical Terminology Chapter 10 Word Building

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ankyl/osis

Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of stiffness

arthr/itis

Build a medical word that means inflammation of a joint

kyph/osis

Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of humpback

lamin/ectomy

Build a medical word that means removal of the lamina

lord/osis

Build a medical word that means abnormal condition of swayback

myel/o/cyte

Build a medical word that means bone marrow cell

ortho/ped/ist

Build a medical word that means specialist in straight foot (specialist in treatment of musculoskeletal disorders)

oste/oma

Build a medical word that means bone tumor

ped/o/graph

Build a medical word that means instrument for recording the foot

ped/i/cure

Build a medical word that means care of feet

scoli/osis

Build a medical word that means abnormal condiiton of crooked, bent

thorac/o/dynia

Build a medical word that means pain in the chest

acromi/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the acromion

brachi/algia

Build a medical word that means pain in the arm

calcane/o/dynia

Build a medical word that means pain in the heel

carp/o/ptosis

Build a medical word that means downward displacement of the wrist

cephal/ad

Build a medical word that means toward the head

cervic/o/dynia

Build a medical word that means pain in the neck

clavicul/ar

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the clavicle

cost/ectomy

Build a medical word that means excision of a rib

crani/o/tomy

Build a medical word that means incision of the skull

dactyl/itis

Build a medical word that means inflammation of fingers or toes

femor/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the femur

fibul/o/calcane/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the fibula and calcaneum

humer/o/scapul/ar

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the humerus and scapula

ili/o/pelv/ic

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the ilium and the pelvis

ischi/o/dynia

Build a medical word that means pain in the ischium

lumb/o/dynia

Build a medical word that means pain in the loins (lower back)

metacarp/ectomy

Build a medical word that means excision of the metacarpus

patell/ectomy

Build a medical word that means removal of the kneecap

pelv/i/metry

Build a medical word that means act of measuring the pelvis

pelv/ic

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the pelvis

phalang/ectomy

Build a medical word that means excision of phalanges

pod/iatry

Build a medical word that means treatment of the feet

pub/o/coccyg/eal

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the pubis and coccyx

radi/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the radius

spondyl/itis

Build a medical word that means inflammation of the vertebrae

inter/vertebr/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to between the vertebrae

stern/ad

Build a medical word that means toward the sternum

tibi/o/femor/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to the tibia and femur

leiomy/oma

Build a medical word that means tumor of smooth muscle

muscul/ar

Build a medical word that means pertaining to muscle

my/oma

Build a medical word that means tumor of muscle

rhabd/oid

Build a medical word that means resembling muscle

rhabdomy/oma

Build a medical word that means tumor of striated muscle

chondr/itis

Build a medical word that means inflammation of cartilage

fasci/o/plasty

Build a medical word that means surgical repair of fascia

fibr/oma

Build a medical word that means tumor of fibrous tissue

synov/ectomy

Build a medical word that means removal of synovial membrane

ten/o/desis

Build a medical word that means surgical binding or fixation of a tendon

tend/o/plasty

Build a medical word that means surgical repair of a tendon

tendin/itis

Build a medical word that means inflammation of a tendon

my/asthenia

Build a medical word that means weakness of a muscle

my/o/blast

Build a medical word that means embryonic muscle cell

oste/o/clasia

Build a medical word that means surgical fracture of a bone

oste/o/clast

Build a medical word that means to break bone

arthr/o/desis

Build a medical word that means binding of a joint

chondr/o/malacia

Build a medical word that means softening of cartilage

epi/physis

growth upon (the end of a long bone)

oste/o/porosis

Build a medical word that means porous bone

arthr/o/scopy

Build a medical word that means visual examination of a joint

a/trophy

Build a medical word that means without nourishment

dys/trophy

Build a medical word that means bad development

sub/patell/ar

Build a medical word that means pertaining to below the patella

supra/cost/al

Build a medical word that means pertaining to above the ribs

syn/dactyl/ism

Build a medical word that means condition of joined fingers or toes

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