Prefixes Suffixes Root Word Illnesses/disorders Abbreviations

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What is semi-
Prefix meaning half

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What is -itis
Suffix meaning inflammation

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What is tend/o ; tendin/o
Word meaning tendon

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What is tendonitis
word meaning inflammation of the tendon

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What is ACMU
Abbreviation for accessory muscles

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What is sub-
Prefix meaning beneath

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What is -spasm
Suffix meaning contraction

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What is ligament/o
Word meaning ligament

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What is myasthenia
Word meaning muscular weakness

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What is RICE
Abbreviation for rest, ice, compression, elevation

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What is ab-
Prefix meaning away from

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What is -dynia
Suffix meaning pain

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What is arthr/o ; articul/o
Word meaning joint

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What is myelitis
Word meaning inflammation of a muscle

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What is EMG
Abbreviation for electromyography

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What is quadri-
Prefix meaning four

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What is -rrhaphy
suffix meaning suturing

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What is kine ; kinesi/o
Word meaning movement

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What is kinesalgia ; kinesialgia
Word meaning pain caused by muscle movement

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What is IM
Abbreviation for intramuscular

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What is hyper-
Prefix meaning over, above

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What is -oma
Suffix meaning tumor

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What is my/o ; muscul/o
Word meaning muscle

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What is myomalacia
Word meaning softening of muscle tissue

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What is APF
Abbreviation for ankle plantar flexor muscles

The Muscular System

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