Musculoskeletal

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gbrooks2
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117070
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Musculoskeletal
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2011-11-15 17:48:57
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Muscoloskeletal
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  1. rachi/o
    spine, vertebral column
  2. ankyl/o
    crooked, stiff, bent
  3. myel/o
    bone marrow
  4. petr/o
    stone
  5. sym, syn
    together, joined
  6. -asthenia
    weakness
  7. -clasia, -clasis, -clast
    break
  8. -desis
    surgical fixation
  9. -physis
    growth
  10. -schisis
    split
  11. ankylosis
    abnormal condition of stiffness
  12. chondromalacia
    softening of cartilage
  13. cranioschisis
    fissure of the skull
  14. myasthenia
    muscle weakness
  15. myeloma
    tumor of bone marrow
  16. osteitis
    inflammation of the bone
  17. osteomalacia
    softening of the bones
  18. osteopenia
    abnormal reduction of bone mass
  19. osteopetrosis
    abnormal condition of stonelike bones
  20. osteosarcoma
    malignant tumor of the bone
  21. polymyositis
    inflammation of many bones
  22. rachischisis
    fissure of the vertebral column
  23. rhabdomyolysis
    dissolution of striated muscle
  24. spondylarthritis
    inflammation of the vertebral joints
  25. spondylosis
    abnormal condition of the vertebra
  26. synoviosarcoma
    malignant tumor of the synovial joints
  27. arthrography
    radiographic imaging of a joint
  28. arthroscopy
    visual examination of a joint
  29. electromyogram
    record of the electrical activity in a muscle

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