Anatomy Etymology

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Anatomy Etymology
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Some etymology for the bony landmarks
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  1. Akron
    Peak
  2. Omos
    Shoulder
  3. Conoid
    Cone-shaped
  4. Supra
    Above
  5. Spinous
    Spine
  6. Fossa
    Trench, Ditch
  7. Glenoeide
    Socket
  8. Infra
    Below
  9. Tubercle
    Small Lump
  10. Sub
    Below
  11. Korax
    Crow
  12. Tuberosity
    Many Lumps
  13. Capitulum
    Little Head
  14. Trochlea
    Pulley
  15. Epi
    Upon
  16. Kondulos
    Knuckle
  17. Korone
    Beak of a Crow
  18. Styloid
    Pillar
  19. Karpos
    Wrist
  20. Radi
    Stake or Spoke
  21. Olena
    Forearm
  22. Clavis
    Little Key
  23. Scapter
    Spade or Trowel
  24. Meta
    Beyond, Next to
  25. Phalanx
    Soldiers lined up for battle
  26. Os
    Bone
  27. Coxa
    Hip
  28. Ilia
    Flank
  29. Ischion
    Hip Joint
  30. Puber
    Adult of marriageable age
  31. Ramus
    Branch
  32. Sumphusis
    Growing Together
  33. Auricular
    Ear Shaped
  34. Pecten
    Comb
  35. Acetum
    Vinegar
  36. Abulum
    Cup
  37. Obturare
    To cover over
  38. Foramen
    The result of boring, thus a hole
  39. Fero
    To bear
  40. Patina
    Small, shallow dish
  41. Trechein
    To Run
  42. Linea
    Line
  43. Aspera
    Rough
  44. Condyle
    Knuckle
  45. Tibia
    Pipe or Flute
  46. Figo
    To fasten; Came to mean buckle, brooch, or clasp
  47. Malleolus
    Hammer
  48. Tarus
    Ankle

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