Musculoskeletal Terms

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tinyrose
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Musculoskeletal Terms
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2012-11-11 18:08:12
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Musculoskeletal Unit: Chapter 7
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  1. arthr/o
    joint
  2. cephal/o
    head
  3. encephal/o
    brain
  4. cervic/o
    neck
  5. faci/o
    face
  6. chondr/o
    cartilage
  7. vertebr/o
    vertebra (backbone)
  8. lumb/o
    lower back, loin
  9. lamin/o
    lamina (part of vertebral arch)
  10. -kinesia
    movement
  11. -taxia
    order, coordination
  12. sacr/o
    sacrum
  13. muscul/o
    muscle
  14. ped/o
    foot, child
  15. dactyl/o
    fingers, toes
  16. myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow
  17. oste/o
    bone
  18. spondyl/o
    vertebra (backbone)
  19. ankyl/o
    stiffness: bent, controlled
  20. orth/o
    straight
  21. tharac/o
    chest
  22. caud/o
    tail
  23. -porosis
    porous
  24. ten/o
    tendon
  25. tend/o
    tendon
  26. tendin/o
    tendon
  27. -rrhexis
    rupture
  28. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  29. dist/o
    far, farthest
  30. proxim/o
    near, nearest
  31. radi/o
    xray, radiation
  32. roentgen/o
    xray
  33. en-
    in
  34. hemi-
    half, partly
  35. ab-
    from, away from
  36. pub/o
    pelvis bone (anterior part of pelvic bone)
  37. ad-
    toward
  38. de-
    cessation
  39. my/o
    muscle
  40. troph/o
  41. rach-

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