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SSCT Med Tem Chap 15

SSCT Medical Terminology Web3 Chapters 15 & Abbreviations

C1, C2, etc cervical vertebrae
Ca calcium
EMG electromyography
Fx fracture
IM intramuscular
inj injection
jt joint
L1, L2, etc lumbar vertebra 1, lumbar vertebra 2, etc
Ortho. orthopedics
ROM range of motion
T1, T2, etc thoracic vertebra 1, thoracic vertebra 2, etc
fasci/o fascia (forms sheaths enveloping muscles)
fibr/o fibrous connective tissue
leiomy/o smooth (visceral) muscle that lines the walls of internal organs
my/o muscle
myocardi/o heart muscle
myos/o muscle
plant/o sole of the foot
rhabdomy/o skeletal (striated) muscle connected to bones
-asthenia lack of strength
-trophy development, nourishment
lumb/o loins, lower back
myel/o bone marrow
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
scoli/o crooked, bent (lateral curvature)
spondyl/o vertebra
vertebr/o vertebra
-blast embryonic or immature cell
-clast to break
-listhesis slipping
-malacia softening
-physis to grow
-porosis pore, passage
-tome instrument to cut
acetabul/o acetabulum (hip socket)
calcane/o calcaneus (heel)
carp/o carpals (wrist bones)
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
cost/o ribs (true ribs, false ribs and floating ribs)
crani/o cranium (skull)
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibul/o fibula (smaller lower leg bone)
humer/o humerous (upper arm bone)
ili/o ilium (upper part of pelvic bone)
ischi/o ischium (posterior part of pelvic bone)
malleol/o malleolus (process on each side of the ankle)
mandibul/o mandible (lower jaw bone)
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw bone)
metacarp/o metacarpals (hand bones)
metatars/o metatarsals (foot bones)
olecran/o olecranon (elbow)
patell/o patella (kneecap)
pelv/i pelvis (hipbone)
perone/o fibula
phalang/o phalanges (finger and/or toe bones)
pub/o pubis (anterior part of the pelvic bone)
radi/o radius (lower arm bone - thumb side)
scapul/o spapula (shoulder blade)
stern/o sternum (breast bone)
tars/o tarsals (bones of the hindfoot)
tibi/o tibia (shin bone)
uln/o ulna (lower arm bone - little finger side)
ankyl/o stiff
arthr/o joint
articul/o joint
burs/o bursa
chondr/o cartilage
ligament/o ligament
rheumat/o watery flow
synov/o synovial membrane
ten/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
-desis to bind, tie together
-stenosis narrowing
ab- away from
ad- toward
dorsi- back
poly- many, much
calc/o calcium
calci/o calcium
kyph/o humpback, hunchback
lamin/o lamina (part of the vertebral arch)
lord/o curve, swayback (anterior curvature in the lumbar region)
Created by: dmdisme