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calc/o calcium kyph/o hunchback/humpback (posterior curvature) lamin/o lamina (part of the vertebral arch) lord/o curve/swayback (anterior curvature in the lumbar region) lumb/o loins/lower back myel/o bone marrow orth/o straight oste/o bone scoli/o crooked/bent (lateral curvature) spondyl/o vertebra vertebr/o vertebra -blast embryonic or immature cells -clast to break -listhesis slipping -malacia softening -physis to grow -porosis pore, passage -tome instrument to cut acetabul/o acetabulum (hip socket) calcane/o calcaneus (heel) carp/o carpals (wrist bones) clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone) cost/o ribs (true, false, floating) crani/o cranium (skull) femor/o femur (thigh bone) humer/o humerus (upper arm bone) ili/o ilium (upper portion of pelvic bone) ischi/o ischium (posterior part of pelvic bone) malleol/o malleolus (process on both sides of the ankle) mandibul/o mandible (lower jawbone) maxill/o maxilla (upper jawbone) metacarp/o metacarpals (hand bones) metatars/o metatarsals (foot bone) olecran/o olecranon (elbow) patell/o patella (kneecap) pelv/i pelvis (hipbone) perone/o fibula (smaller lower leg bone) phalang/o phalanges (fingers) pub/o pubis (anterior portion of the pelvic bone) radi/o radius (forearm bone-thumb side) scapul/o scapula (shoulder bone) stern/o sternum (breast bone) tars/o tarsals (bones of the foot) tibi/o tibia (shin bone) uln/o ulna (forearm bone-little finger side) ankyl/o stiff arthr/o joint articul/o joint burs/o bursa chondr/o cartilage Prefixes and suffixes

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