Med terms Ch. 8

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Med terms Ch. 8
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2012-02-11 23:51:36
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Skeletal system
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  1. epi-
    • upon, over
    • example: epidemic
  2. syn-
    sym-
    • with, together
    • example: synostosis, symphysis
  3. crani-
    • skull
    • example: craniometry
  4. front-
    • frontal bone
    • example: frontoparietal
  5. pariet-
    • parietal bone
    • example: parietotemporal
  6. tempor-
    • temporal bone
    • example: temporomandibular
  7. occipit-
    • occipital bone
    • example: occipitotemporal
  8. maxill-
    • maxilla
    • example: maxillofacial
  9. mandibul-
    • mandible
    • example: mandibular
  10. scapul-
    • scapula
    • example: scapulopexy
  11. cleid-
    • clavicle
    • example: sternocleidal
  12. clavicul-
    • clavicle
    • example: costoclavicular
  13. acrom-
    • acromium
    • example: acromiohumeral
  14. humer-
    • humerus
    • example: humeroradial
  15. radi-
    • radius
    • example: radiobicipital
  16. uln-
    • ulna
    • example: ulnar
  17. carp-
    • carpus, wrist bones
    • example: carpal
  18. phalang-
    • phalanges
    • examples: hyperphalangism
  19. spondyl-
    • vertebra(e)
    • example: spondyloschisis
  20. vertebr-
    • vertebra(e)
    • example: vertebrocostal
  21. stern-
    • sternum
    • example: sternodynia
  22. cost-
    • rib
    • example: costotome
  23. sacr-
    • sacrum
    • example: sacrocoxalgia
  24. coccyg-
    • coccyx
    • example: coccygectomy
  25. pelv(i)-
    pelv-
    • pelvis
    • example: pelvimetry, intrapelvic
  26. ili-
    • ilium
    • example: iliolumbar
  27. ischi-
    • ischium
    • example: ischiopubic
  28. pub-
    pubi-
    • pubis
    • example: subpubic, pubiotomy
  29. cox-
    • hip joint
    • example: coxitis
  30. acetabul-
    • hip joint
    • example: acetabuloplasty
  31. femor-
    • femur
    • example: femorotibial
  32. patell-
    • patella, kneecap
    • example: infrapatellar
  33. tibi-
    • tibia
    • example: tibiofemoral
  34. fibul-
    • fibula
    • example: fibulocalcaneal
  35. tars-
    • tarsus, ankle bones
    • example: tarsalgia
  36. tal-
    • talus
    • example: talocalcaneal
  37. calcane-
    • calcaneum, calcaneus
    • example: calcaneodynia
  38. oste-
    • bone
    • example: osteogenic
  39. myel-
    • bone marrow
    • example: myelopoiesis
  40. arth-
    • joint
    • example: arthrotomy
  41. articul-
    • joint
    • example: articular
  42. burs-
    • bursa
    • example: bursolith
  43. synovi-
    • synovial fluid, membrane
    • example: synovial
  44. chondr-
    • cartilage
    • example: chondropathy
  45. condyl-
    • condyle
    • example: condyloid
  46. tendin-
    • tendon
    • example: tendinitis
  47. ten-
    tenont-
    • tendon
    • example: tenoplasty, tenontodynia
  48. desm-
    • ligament
    • example: desmectasia
  49. rachi-
    rach(i)-
    • spine
    • example: rachiocampsis, rachicentesis
  50. spin-
    • spine
    • example: spinalgia
  51. fibr-
    • fiber
    • example: fibroid
  52. sarc-
    • flesh
    • example: sarcophagous
  53. ankyl-
    • bent, fused
    • example: ankylodactylia
  54. campt-
    camps-
    • curved, bent
    • example: camptomelia, dactylocampsis
  55. -ar
    • relating to
    • example: patellar
  56. -clasis
    -clasia
    • fracture
    • example: oteoclasis, arthroclasia
  57. -edema
    • swelling
    • example: acroedema
  58. -necrosis
    • death, dead condition
    • example: cardionecrosis
  59. -osteosis
    -ostosis
    • ossification, calcification
    • example: synosteosis, sarcostosis
  60. -phyte
    • growth
    • example: arthrophyte
  61. -physis
    • growing, growth
    • example: synarthrophysis
  62. -thesis
    • putting, placing
    • example: osteosynthesis

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