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Glossary of Medical Terminology Unit 5

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acromio
acromion process
arthro
joint
calcaneo
heel bone
carpo
carpal bone
cervico
cervical, neck
chondro
cartilage
claviculo, cleido
clavical
coccygo
coccyx
condylo
condyle
costo
rib
cranio
skull
dento
tooth
disko
disk
fibulo
fibula
femoro
femur
humero
humerus
ischio
ischium
kinesio
movement
lamino
lamina
lumbo
lumbar spine or region
malaco
softening
metacarpo
metacarpal bone
myo
muscle
odonto
teeth
otho
straight
osteo
bone
pelvi, pelvo
pelvic
phalango
phalanges
poro
porous
pubo
pubis
radio
radius
rheumato
rheumatism
sacro
sacrum
sterno
sternum
teno, tendono, tendino
tendon
thoraco
thorax
tibio
tibia
ulno
ulna
xipho
xiphoid process
de-
down from, less than
dys-
difficulty or painful
epi-
upon
inter-
between
meta-
beyond
peri-
around, near
supra-
above or on the topside
-ar, al, ic
adjective endings
-centesis
surgical puncture
-ist
specialist
-meter
instrument used to measure
-metry
process of measuring
-oid
resembling, like
-plasia
development
-plasty
surgical repair
-plegia
paralysis
-scope
instrument used for looking
-scopy
process of examination with a scope

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