How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"osteo" is from "osteon" (bone) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "bone" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|All men and women face the risk of osteoporosis in their lifetime.|
|After one session with the osteopath, where she applied gentle jaw manipulation, the grinding stopped|