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Word Roots—Part 5 of 6

Root words for specific bones and muscles areas of your body.

  • Muscles is myo
  • Shoulder is scapula
  • Arm is brachi or brachio
  • Wrist is carp or carpo
  • Rib is cost or costo
  • Back is dorsa
  • Bones are oste or osteo
  • Foot is pod or podo or ped or pedo
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