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Adheso
To stick to
Al
Pertaining to
Algia
Pain and suffering
Anguli
Angle
Asthenia
Weakness, or lack of strength
Bi
Two
Brady
Show
Cardi
Heart
Cele
Hernia
Ceps
Head
Claudicat/o
Lameness or limping
Clonus
Violent action
Desis
Surgical fixation of bone or joint or bind/tie together
Dys
Difficult, painful, and bad
Ectomy
Surgical removal
Electro
Electricity or electrical
Ergo
Work
Fasci
Fibrous band that covers, supports and separates muscle
Fibro
Fibrous connective tissue
Gram
Record or picture
Hemi
Half
Hyper
Over
Hypo
Below
Ia
Condition
Ic
Pertaining to
Itis
Inflammation of
Ium
Tissue
Kinesi
Movement
Lysis
Breaking down
Malacia
Abnormal softening
Myo
Muscle
Nom
Control
Ology
Study of
Oris
Mouth
Otomy
Cutting into
Paresis
Partial
Pathy
Disease
Plasty
Surgical repair
Plegia
Paralysis
Poly
Many
Quadri
Four
Radiculo
Nerve root
Rrhaphy
Stitch
Rrhexis
To rupture
Sclerosis
Abnormal hardening
Tardive
Late onset, late development
Tax
Coordination
Tendin/o
Fibrous band connecting muscle to bone
Tono
Tone
Torti
Twist
Tri
Three
Trophy
Nutrition, development, growth