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Chap 10 Elements & M

IU MED TERM Chap 10 Elements & Meanings

Chap 10 ElementsChap 10 Element Meanings
ankyl/o stiffness; bent, crooked
arthr/o joint
kyph/o hill, mountain
lamin/o lamina (part of vertebra arch)
lord/o curve, swayback
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
ped/o foot; child
ped/i foot; child
scoli/o crooked, bent
thorac/o chest
acromi/o acromion (projection of scapula)
brachi/o arm
calcane/o calcaneum (heel bone)
carp/o carpus (wrist bone)
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck; cervic uteri (neck of uterus)
clavicul/o clavicle (collarbone)
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium (skull)
dactyl/o fingers; toes
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibul/o fibula ( smaller bone of lower leg)
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
ili/o ilium (lateral, flaring portion of hip bone)
ischi/o ischium (lower portion of hip bone)
lumb/o loins (lower back)
metacarp/o metacarpus (hand bone)
metatars/o metatarsus (foot bone)
patell/o patella (kneecap)
pelv/i pelvis
pod/o foot
phalang/o phalanges (bones of the fingers and toes)
pub/o pelvis bone (anterior part of pelvic bone)
radi/o radiation, x-ray; radius (lower arm bone on thumb side)
spondyl/o vertebrae (backbone)
vertebr/o vertebrae (backbone)
stern/o sternum (breastbone)
tibi/o tibia (larger bone of lower leg)
leiomy/o smooth muscle (visceral)
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
rhabd/o rod-shaped (striated)
rhabdomy/o rod-shaped (striated) muscle
chondr/o cartilage
fasci/o band. fascia, (fibrous membrane supporting and separating muscles)
fibr/o fiber, fibrous tissue
synov/o synovial membrane, synovial fluid
ten/o tendon
a- without, not
sub- under, below
supra- above; excessive; superior
syn- union, together, joined
tend/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
-asthenia weakness, debility
-blast embryonic cell
-clasia to break; surgical fracture
-clast to break; surgical fracture
-desis binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
-malacia softening
-physis growth
-porosis porous
-scopy visual examination
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