Chapter 3

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  1. Poly-
    many
  2. Peri-
    surround
  3. -lysis
    break down
  4. -um
    changes to noun
  5. Periosteum
    tissure that forms outermost covering of bone
  6. Hemopoietic
    making blood in marrow of bone
  7. Cartilage
    Between bones
  8. Ligament
    Holds bones together
  9. Tendon
    holds musles to bones
  10. Sternum
    Breast bone - forms middle of front rib cage
  11. Clavical
    Collar bone
  12. Humerus
    bone of the upper arm
  13. Radium
    small and shorter bone in forearm
  14. Ulna
    longer, larger bone in forearm
  15. Phalanges
    fingers
  16. Vertebrae
    Bony structure units of the spinal column
  17. Cervicle
    neck - first 7 vertebrae set
  18. Thoracic
    12 vertabrae after the neck - second set
  19. Lumbar
    5 vertabrae at bottom
  20. Sacral
    Tail bone
  21. Femur
    Thigh bone
  22. Arthritis
    inflammation of joint
  23. Osteoporosis
    thinning of bone \ oste/o-bone arthr/o-joint
  24. FX
    Fracture
  25. RA
    Rheunmatoid Arthritis
  26. TKR
    total knee replacement
  27. THR
    total hip replacement
  28. BP
    blood pressure
  29. C/O
    complains of
  30. DPT
    diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus
  31. FU
    follow up
  32. HO
    history of
  33. Hx
    History
  34. MI
    Myocardial Infarction
  35. Pt
    Patient
  36. ac
    before meals
  37. ad lib
    as needed or desired
  38. coccyx
    tailbone
  39. pelvis
    pelvic grid / hips

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