Ch 15 Musculoskeletal System

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Ch 15 Musculoskeletal System
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  1. calc/o
    calci/o
    calcium
  2. kyph/o
    hunchback
  3. lamin/o
    lamina (part of vertebral arch)
  4. lord/o
    swayback
  5. lumb/o
    lower back
  6. myel/o
    • bone marrow
    • spinal cord
  7. orth/o
    straight
  8. oste/o
    bone
  9. scoli/o
    crooked, bent (lateral curvature)
  10. spondyl/o
    vertebra
  11. vertebr/o
    vertebra
  12. -blast
    embryonic, immature
  13. -clast
    to break
  14. -listhesis
    slipping
  15. -malacia
    softening
  16. -physis
    to grow
  17. -porosis
    pore, passage
  18. -tome
    instrument to cut
  19. acetabul/o
    hip socket
  20. calcane/o
    heel
  21. carp/o
    wrist bones
  22. clavicul/o
    collar bone
  23. cost/o
    ribs
  24. crani/o
    skull
  25. femor/o
    thigh bone
  26. fibul/o
    smaller lower leg bone
  27. humer/o
    upper arm bone
  28. ili/o
    ilium (upper part of pelvic bone)
  29. ischi/o
    ischium (posterior part of pelvic bone)
  30. malleol/o
    malleolus (process on each side of ankle)
  31. mandibul/o
    mandible (lower jaw bone)
  32. maxill/o
    maxilla (upper jaw bone)
  33. metacarp/o
    metacarpals (hand bones)
  34. metatars/o
    metatarsals (foot bones)
  35. olecran/o
    olecranon (elbow)
  36. patell/o
    patella (kneecap)
  37. pelv/i
    pelvis (hip bone)
  38. perone/o
    fibula
  39. phalang/o
    fingers or toes
  40. pub/o
    pubis (anterior part of pelvic bone)
  41. radi/o
    • x-ray
    • radius (forearm bone - thumb side)
  42. scapul/o
    shoulder blade
  43. stern/o
    sternum
  44. tars/o
    tarsals (bones of hindfoot)
  45. tibi/o
    tibia (shin bone)
  46. uln/o
    ulna (forearm bone - little finger side)
  47. ankyl/o
    stiff
  48. arthr/o
    joint
  49. articul/o
    joint
  50. burs/o
    bursa
  51. chondr/o
    cartilage
  52. ligament/o
    ligament
  53. rheumat/o
    watery flow
  54. synov/o
    synovial membrane
  55. ten/o
    tendin/o
    tendon
  56. -desis
    to bind, tie together
  57. -stenosis
    narrowing
  58. fasci/o
    fascia (forms sheaths enveloping muscles)
  59. fibr/o
    fibrous connective tissue
  60. leiomy/o
    smooth (visceral muscle that lines the walls of internal organs)
  61. my/o
    myos/o
    muscle
  62. mycardi/o
    heart muscle
  63. plant/o
    sole of the foot
  64. rhabdomy/o
    skeletal muscle
  65. sarc/o
    muscle and flesh
  66. -asthenia
    lack of strength
  67. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  68. ab-
    away from
  69. ad-
    toward
  70. dorsi-
    back
  71. poly-
    many, much

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