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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