CH06 Major Bones of Body.txt

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  1. clavicul/o
    Clavicle : collarbone
  2. crani/o
    cranium : skull
  3. cost/o
    costa : rib
  4. scapul/o
    scapula : shoulder blade
  5. stern/o
    sternum : breastbone
  6. rachi/o, spin/o
    spine : backbone
  7. spondyl/o, vertebr/o
    vertebrae (in general) : spinal bones
  8. cervic/o
    cervical vertebrae (part of the whole vertebrae, or spinal bones: spondyl/o, vertebr/o)
  9. thorac/o
    throacic vertebrae
  10. lumb/o
    lumbar vertebrae
  11. sacr/o
    sacrum (sacral vertebrae)
  12. coccyg/o (referring to the tailbone, which represents fused coccygeal bones.)
    coccyx (coccygeal vertebrae)
  13. humer/o
    humerus : upper arm bone
  14. radi/o
    radius : bone of the forearm (1 of 2)
  15. uln/o
    ulna : bone of the forearm (2 of 2)
  16. carp/o
    carpals : wrist bones
  17. metacarp/o
    metacarpals : bones of the hand
  18. phalang/o
    phalanges : bones of the fingers (also bones of the toes)
  19. pelv/i
    bones of the pelvis
  20. ili/o
    ilium : pelvic bone (1 of 3)
  21. ischi/o
    ischium : pelvic bone (2 of 3)
  22. pub/o
    pubis : pelvic bone (3 of 3)
  23. femor/o
    femur : thigh bone
  24. patell/o
    patella : kneecap
  25. fibu/o
    fibula : bones of the lower leg (1 of 2)
  26. tibi/o
    tibia : bones of the lower leg (2 of 2)
  27. tars/o
    tarsals : ankle bones. tars/o refers to the ankle (the tarsus) or to the ankle bones; tars/o also means the edge of the eyelid, cuz 2nd meaning of tarsus is "a curved plate of dense white fibrous tissue forming the supporting structure of the eyelid."
  28. calcane/o
    calcaneus : heel bone
  29. metatars/o
    metatarsals : bones of the feet
  30. phalang/o
    phalanges : bones of the toes (also bones of the fingers)

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