Unit 2 Ch 15 Forms.txt

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

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