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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)