Chapter 14 Musculoskeletal System

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Chapter 14 Musculoskeletal System
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2014-03-27 00:49:58
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Muscles Skeletal
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Medical Terminology
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combining forms
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  1. carp/o
    carpals (wrist bones)
  2. clavic/o, clavicul/o
    clavicle (collarbone)
  3. cost/o
    rib
  4. crani/o
    cranium (skull)
  5. femor/o
    femur (upper leg bone)
  6. fibul/o
    fibula (lower leg bone)
  7. humer/o
    humerus (upper arm bone)
  8. ili/o
    ilium
  9. ischi/o
    ischium
  10. lumb/o
    loin, lumbar region of the spine
  11. mandibul/o
    mandible (lower jawbone)
  12. maxill/o
    maxilla (upper jawbone)
  13. patell/o
    patella (kneecap)
  14. pelv/i, pelv/o
    pelvis, pelvic bone
  15. phalang/o
    phalanges (finger or toes bones)
  16. pub/o
    pubis
  17. rachi/o
    spine, vertebral column
  18. scapul/o
    scapula (shoulder blade)
  19. spondyl/o, vertebr/o
    vertebra
  20. stern/o
    sternum (breastbone)
  21. tars/o
    tarsals (ankle bones)
  22. tibi/o
    tibia (lower leg bone)
  23. uln/o
    ulna (lower arm bone)
  24. aponeur/o
    aponeurosis
  25. arthr/o
    joint
  26. burs/o
    bursa (cavity)
  27. chondr/o
    cartilage
  28. disk/o
    intervertebral disk
  29. menisc/o
    meniscus (crescent)
  30. synovi/o
    synovia, synovial membrane
  31. ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o
    tendon
  32. anky/o
    crooked, stiff, bent
  33. kinesi/o
    movement, motion
  34. kyph/o
    hump (increased convexity of the spine)
  35. lamin/o
    lamina (thin, flat plate or layer)
  36. lord/o
    bent forward (increased concavity of the spine)
  37. myel/o
    bone marrow
  38. my/o, myos/o
    muscle
  39. oste/o
    bone
  40. petr/o
    stone
  41. scoli/o
    crooked, curved
  42. inter-
    between
  43. supra-
    above
  44. sym-, syn-
    together, joined
  45. -astheina
    weakness
  46. -clasia, -clasis, -clast
    break
  47. -desis
    surgical fixation, fusion
  48. -physis
    growth
  49. -schisis
    split, fissure

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