Prefixes
Suffixes
Root Word
Illnesses/disorders
Abbreviations

100

Prefix meaning half
What is semi-

100

Suffix meaning inflammation
What is -itis

100

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

100

word meaning inflammation of the tendon
What is tendonitis

100

Abbreviation for accessory muscles
What is ACMU

200

Prefix meaning beneath
What is sub-

200

Suffix meaning contraction
What is -spasm

200

Word meaning ligament
What is ligament/o

200

Word meaning muscular weakness
What is myasthenia

200

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

300

Prefix meaning away from
What is ab-

300

Suffix meaning pain
What is -dynia

300

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

300

Word meaning inflammation of a muscle
What is myelitis

300

Abbreviation for electromyography
What is EMG

400

Prefix meaning four
What is quadri-

400

suffix meaning suturing
What is -rrhaphy

400

Word meaning movement
What is kine ; kinesi/o

400

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

400

Abbreviation for intramuscular
What is IM

500

Prefix meaning over, above
What is hyper-

500

Suffix meaning tumor
What is -oma

500

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

500

Word meaning softening of muscle tissue
What is myomalacia

500

Abbreviation for ankle plantar flexor muscles
What is APF