HSCI 003, Chapter 15

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Roots, Suffixes, Specific Terms of the terms in Chap. 15 in HSCI 003.
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  1. Ankyl/o
    Crooked or bent, stiffening at the joints
  2. Articul/o
    Joint
  3. Burs/o
    Purse
  4. Calc/o
    Calci/o
    Calcium
  5. Fasci/o
    Fascia, sheets if fibrous material
  6. Fibr/o
    Fibrous connective tissue
  7. Kyph/o
    Thoracic curvature
  8. Lamin/o
    Layer
  9. Leiomy/o
    Smooth muscle
  10. Ligament/o
    Ligaments
  11. Lord/o
    The lumbar curvature
  12. Lumb/o
    The lumbar area, lower back between the hips and bones
  13. Myocardi/o
    Heart muscle
  14. Myos/o
    Muscle
  15. Plant/o
    The sole (bottom) of the foot
  16. Rhabdomy/o
    Skeletal muscle
  17. Rheumat/o
    Mucus, watery discharge
  18. Scoli/o
    Crooked, bent
  19. Spondyl/o
    Vertebra
  20. Synov/o
    Synovial membrane
  21. Ten/o
    Tendin/o
    Tendon
  22. -asthenia
    Lack of strength, weakness
  23. -clast
    To break
  24. -desis
    To bind, tie together
  25. -listhesis
    Slipping
  26. -porosis
    Pore, passage
  27. -tome
    Instrument for cutting
  28. Acetabul/a/o
    Acetabulum, hip socket
  29. Calcane/o
    Heel bone
  30. Clavicul/o
    Collar bone
  31. Femor/o
    Femur, thigh bone
  32. Fibul/o
    Fibula, smaller of the two lower leg bones
  33. Humer/o
    Humerus, upper arm bone
  34. Ischi/o
    Ischium, inner most bone of the pelvis
  35. Malleol/o
    Malleli, distal ends of the tibula and fibula
  36. Maxill/o
    Upper jaw bone
  37. Metacarp/o
    Bones in palm of hand
  38. Metatars/o
    Bones in each arch foot
  39. Olecran/o
    Elbow, cup shaped portion at the end of the ulna
  40. Patell/a/o
    Kneecap
  41. Perone/o
    Fibula
  42. Phalang/o
    Fingers, toes (phalanges)
  43. Pub/o
    Pubic
  44. Radi/o
    Lower arm bone
  45. Ram/i/us
    Irregularly shaped bones
  46. Scapul/o
    Shoulder bone
  47. Scoli/o
    Twisted, curved
  48. Stern/o
    Sternum, breast bone
  49. Tars/o
    Tarsal bone
  50. Tibi/o
    Tibia
  51. Uln/o
    Ulna, Lower arm bones

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