Musculoskeletal system

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Musculoskeletal system
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2013-02-09 11:24:14
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  1. a-
    without, absence of, lack of


    (a negative-no, not, none)
  2. an-
    without, absence of, lack of


    (a negative-no, not, none)
  3. dia-   (2)
    complete; through
  4. inter-
    between
  5. syn-  (2)
    joined; together, with
  6. -centesis
    surgical puncture to aspirate (withdraw) remove fluid
  7. -clasis
    breaking, to break
  8. -clasia
    breaking, to break
  9. -desis
    binding, binding, fixation
  10. -listhesis
    slipping
  11. -lysis  (3)
    destruction, dissolution; separation; loosening
  12. -lytic
    pertaining to lysis
  13. -malacia
    softening
  14. -oma  (2)
    tumor; mass
  15. -plasia   (3)
    formation of, condition of formation; growth; development
  16. -rrhaphy   (2)
    to suture, suturing; repair
  17. -sarcoma   (2)
    malignant tumor; cancerous tumor of connective tissue ( tumor of flesh)
  18. -trophy  (2)
    development; condition of development; nourishment, condition of nourishment
  19. -y   (2)
    condition; process of
  20. OA
    osteoarthritis
  21. EMG
    electromyography
  22. CT
    computed tomography
  23. RA
    rheumatoid arthritis
  24. subluxation
    partial dislocation of a joint
  25. computed tomography
    computer aided imaging using transverse sectional images
  26. rheumatoid arthritis
    inflammatory joint disease-autoimmune disorder

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