Course 3, Lesson 27 - Musculosketetal System Terminology

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  1. LCL
    MCL
    ACL
    • lateral collateral ligament
    • medial collateral ligament
    • anterior cruiciate ligament
  2. LLE
    LUE
    RLE
    RUE
    • left lower extremity
    • left upper extremity
    • right lower extremity
    • right upper extremity
  3. /alis
    relating to
  4. /ate
    • that which is
    • chemical noun ending
  5. /clast
    • breaker
    • absorber
  6. /clisis
    • closure
    • surgical fusion
    • also /kleisis or /cleisis
  7. /desis
    surgical fusion or fixation
  8. /emesis
    /emetic
    vomiting
  9. /i
    • adj form of /um
    • plural form of /us
  10. /ion
    the act of
  11. /lucent
    /lucency
    • transmits light
    • a white spot on an x-ray
  12. /or (noun)
    one that
  13. /sity
    /city
    the state of
  14. /ular
    relating to
  15. /valgus
    valgus
    bent outward
  16. /varus
    varus
    bent inward
  17. /version
    • turned
    • turning
  18. acetabul/o
    vinegar cup
  19. acet/o
    vinegar
  20. Achilles tendon
  21. acromion
  22. actin/o
    ray
  23. adhes/o
    adher/o
    stuck to
  24. aerobic
    anaerobic
  25. alveol/o
    • alveolus
    • alveoli
  26. ambulat/o
    walking
  27. amphi/
    • both sides
    • around or about
    • double
  28. ankyl/o
    • stiff
    • fused
  29. ap/
    ad/ combined with p
  30. articul/o
    jointed
  31. audit/o
    • ear
    • hearing
  32. bone parts
    • diaphysis
    • metaphysis
    • epiphysis
    • medullary canal
    • periosteal membrane
  33. calc/o
    calcium
  34. calcane/o
    calcaneus
  35. campt/o
    bent
  36. canals
    • haversian canals
    • Volkmann('s) canals
  37. cancell/o
    lattice
  38. canalicul/o
    little canal
  39. capit/o
    • head
    • capitate
  40. capitulum
  41. circum/
    around
  42. clas/o
    /clasia
    • destruction
    • fracture
    • surgical fracture
  43. cleid/o
    clavicle
  44. coccyge/o
    • coccyx
    • coxa
  45. concha
    conchae
  46. condyl/o
    knuckle
  47. congenital disease types
    • minimus
    • imperfecta
    • tarda
    • maximus
    • occulta
  48. contracture
    • Dupuytren('s)
    • Volkmann('s)
  49. crepitation
  50. cribriform plate
  51. crista galli
  52. cruciat/o
    crossed
  53. cyst
    • Baker('s)
    • bone
  54. di/
    dipl/o
    • twice
    • used instead of bi/ for chemical names
  55. diploe
  56. dis/
    • reversal or separation
    • twice
  57. disease
    • Paget('s) or osteitis deformans
    • Hansen('s)
    • Albers-Schonberg
    • Legg-Calve-Perthes
    • Osgood-Schlatter
  58. dorsi/
    in a dorsal direction
  59. e/
    • ex/
    • outward
  60. equin/o
    • horse
    • walking on toes like a horse
  61. fibul/o
    fibula
  62. flaccid
  63. fontanelle
    • anterior fontanelle
    • posterior fontanelle
  64. fracture
    • comminuted
    • greenstick
    • compression
    • Barton('s)
    • Colles(')
  65. gangli/o
    • knot
    • ganglion
  66. genu
    knee
  67. glen/o
    • shoulder
    • glenoid
  68. gout
  69. hallux
    great toe
  70. hamart/o
    defect in tissue
  71. hamat/o
    • hooked
    • hamate or uncinate bone
  72. humer/o
    humerus
  73. hyster/o
    uterus
  74. idiosyncratic
  75. infarct
    infarction
  76. kyph/o
    hump
  77. lacrim/o
    tear
  78. lacun/o
    • lake
    • lacuna
    • lacunae
  79. lamell/o
    • little layer
    • lamella
    • lamellae
  80. lepromat/o
    leprosy (Hansen's disease)
  81. lig/a
    • ties
    • string to tie with
  82. ligament/o
    ligament
  83. lord/o
    • concavity
    • hollow area
  84. lun/o
    • moon
    • moon-shaped
  85. luxat/o
    • slipped
    • dislocated
  86. malle/o
    malleol/o
    • hammer
    • little hammer
  87. manubri/o
    manubrium
  88. mast/o
    • breast or breast-shaped
    • mastoid process or sinus
  89. MCP, metacarpal-phalangeal
    MTP, metatarsal-phalangeal
    • also metacarpophalangeal
    • metatarsophalangeal
  90. meat/o
    hole or canal opening
  91. menisc/o
    • meniscus
    • crescent
  92. menopaus/o
    menopause
  93. myci/o
    mysi/o
    muscle
  94. navicul/o
    • little boat
    • navicular
  95. nidus
  96. oblique
  97. obturator
  98. odont/o
    • tooth or teeth
    • tooth-shaped
  99. olecranon
  100. palatine
  101. pannus
  102. perone/o
    peroneal tendon or ner in leg
  103. phalang/o
    • phalanx
    • phalanges
  104. pigment/o
    colored
  105. poikil/o
    poiekyl/o
    mottled
  106. process
    processes
    • typloid
    • zygomatic
    • mastoid
    • palatine
  107. pronat/o
    turn toward prone postion
  108. quadr/i
    quadr/u
    • four
    • fourths
  109. RA
    rheumatoid arthritis
  110. ramus
    rami
  111. rheumat/o
    • watery discharge
    • rheumatic condition
  112. rickets
  113. /lemma
    • husk
    • membrane covering muscles and nerves
  114. sciatica
  115. scoli/o
    curved
  116. sella turcica
    Turkish saddle
  117. sequester/o
    separated
  118. sin/o
    sinus/o
    • sinus
    • a cavity
  119. sinus
    • sphenoid
    • ethmoid
    • frontal
    • maxillary
    • mastoid
  120. snuffbox
  121. supinat/o
    turn toward supine position
  122. syndrome
    • Albright('s)
    • Marfan
    • Reiter('s)
    • carpal tunnel
  123. erg/o
    work
  124. tal/o
    • talus
    • heel
  125. taliped
    talipes
    club-foot
  126. tempor/o
    • timely
    • temporalis bone
  127. ten/o
    tendin/o
    tendon
  128. tophi
  129. trapezi/o
    trapezius muscle
  130. trochant/o
    trochanter/o
    • runner
    • part of femur
  131. trochle/o
    pulley
  132. tuber/o
    • bulge
    • like a root
  133. uln/o
    ulna
  134. vertebral levels
    • cervical = C1 thru C7 or C1 thru 7
    • thoracic = T1 thru T12 or T1 thru 12
    • lumbar = L1 thru L5 or L1 thru 5
  135. zygomatic/o
    zyg/o
    • junction
    • zygoma bone
  136. xiphoid

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