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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