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Dr. Alan Moelleken MD is a member of a variety of academic and scientific organizations, such as the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the North American Spine Society (NASS), and the American Medical Association (AMA). He maintains his cutting-edge knowledge and expertise as a spine surgeon by regularly attending national and international spine conferences and by constantly familiarizing himself with the latest research in the fields of orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery, especially as it pertains to disorders of the spine. Spine and Orthopedic Center, Cottage Hospital Goleta Hospital and other California hospitals. Doctor Alan Moelleken, MD Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara T Prefix/suffix Meaning Origin language and etymology Example Ancient Greek ταχύς (tachys), fast, tachy- Denoting something as fast, irregularly fast Tachycardia quickly -tension, - pressure Latin Hypertension tensive tetan- rigid, tense Ancient Greek tetanos tetanus thec- case, sheath Ancient Greek θήκη (theke) Intrathecal Ancient Greek θηλή (thēlē), a teat, thel- Of or pertaining to a nipple [uncommon as a prefix] Theleplasty nipple Denoting something as 'relating to a woman, Ancient Greek θῆλυς (thēlys), thely- Thelygenous feminine' female, feminine therap- treatment Ancient Greek (therapeía) hydrotherapy, therape therm(o)- heat Ancient Greek θερμός (thermós) thorac(i)-, Of or pertaining to the upper chest, chest; the area Latin (thōrāx) < Ancient Greek thorac(o)-, Thorax above the breast and under the neck θώραξ (thōrax), chest, cuirass thoracico- Ancient Greek θρόμβος thromb(o)- Of or relating to a blood clot, clotting of blood (thrómbos), lump, piece, clot of Thrombus, thrombocy blood thyr(o)- thyroid Greek θυρεο-ειδής Greek: "thymos", spirit, soul; thym- emotions dysthymia courage; breath, mind, emotions -tic pertaining to Greek -τικός toco- childbirth Greek τόκος -tome cutting instrument Greek τομή -tomy act of cutting; incising, incision Greek -τομία Gastrotomy tono- tone, tension, pressure Greek τόνος (tonos) -tony tension Greek -τονία top(o)- place, topical Greek τόπος Topical anesthetic tort(i)- twisted Latin tortus Torticollis tox(i)-, tox(o)-, toxin, poison Greek τοξικόν Toxoplasmosis toxic(o)- trache(a)- trachea Greek τραχεία Tracheotomy Ancient Greek τράχηλος trachel(o)- Of or pertaining to the neck tracheloplasty (tráchēlos), neck Denoting something as moving or situated 'across' trans- Latin trāns, across, through Transfusion or 'through' tri- three Latin triangle trich(i)-, trichia, Ancient Greek θρίξ, τριχ(ο)- (thríx, Of or pertaining to hair, hair-like structure Trichocyst trich(o)- trich(o)-), hair -tripsy crushing Greek τρίψις Lithotripsy -trophy nourishment, development Greek -τροφία, τροφή Pseudohypertrophy tympan(o)- eardrum Greek τύμπανον Tympanocentesis Dr. Alan Moelleken MD, Public Library Resource Library Alan_Moelleken,MD_Biography Alan Moelleken, MD Curriculum Vitae Back Pain defined - Spine and Orthopedic Center Santa Barbara CA Carpal tunnel syndrome defined - Spinal and Orthpedic Center Chronic pain - Dr Alan Moelleken Spine and Orthopedic Center Neck Pain Dr Allen Moelleken Spine and Orthopedic Center Sciatica Dr Alen Molleken Spine and Othorpedic Center Spondylolisthesis Dr Moelleken Spine Ortho Center Spine and Orthopedic resources, doctors and support websites. The Planet Generation Alan Moelleken MD Blog Planet Generation webpage Flickr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Docstoc Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Photobucket Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Google Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Yahoo Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Slideshare Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Pinterest Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Twitter Dr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Spine Center Dr Price at Dr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Spine Center Dr Burgoyne at Dr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Spine Center Dr Jacques at Dr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Spine Center Dr Pires at Dr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Spine Center Dr Kenly at Dr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Spine Center Dr Lecheminant at Dr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Spine Center Dr Bordas at Dr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Spine Center Dr Malkani at Dr Alan Moelleken MD Santa Barbara Spine Center WEBPAGES WITH MEDICAL TERMS Law, Medical, Anti-trust, Expert Witness, Lawsuits, Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, Medical Legal Terms Spine Orthopedic Center: Alan Moelleken MD Bio – Dr Alan Moelleken Resume – Back Pain – Carpal tunnel syndrome – Chronic pain – Neck Pain – Spine and Orthopedic Medical Staff – Sciatic – Spinal Cord Development – Spinal Cord Motor organization – Spinal Cord Segments – Spinal Cord Somatosensory Organization – Spinal Cord – Spinal Cord Injury – Spinal Cord Spinocerebellar Tracts –Spondylolisthesis Spine Cord Alan Moelleken MD – Spine and Orthopedic Center – Santa Barbara, CA
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