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Musculoskeletal MT

Mr. G. "Musculoskeletal" Medical Terms - chapter 15 Chabner

calc/o, calci/o calcium
kyph/o humpback, hunchback
lamin/o lamina (part of the vertebral arch)
lord/o curve; swayback
lumb/o loins, lowerback
myel/o bone marrow
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
scoli/o crooked, bent
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
crani/o cranium (skull)
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibul/o fibula (smaller lower leg bone)
humer/o humerus (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
radi/o radius
scapul/o scapula (shoulder)
stern/o sternum
tars/o tarsals (bones of the hind foot)
tibi/o tibia (shin bone)
uln/o ulna (lower arm bone)
ankyl/o bent or crooked, curved, stiff, fixed
arthr/o joint
articul/o joint
burs/o bursa (sac of fluid near joints)
chondr/o cartilage
ligament/o ligament
rheumat/o watery flow
synov/o synovia; synovial membrane; sheath around a tendon
ten/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
rhabdomy/o striated (skeletal) muscle
fasci/o fascia (membrane supporting muscles)
fibr/o fiber
leiomy/o smooth (visceral) muscle
my/o muscle
myocardi/o heart muscle
myos/o muscle
plant/o sole of the foot
-desis to bind; tie together
-stenosis narrowing
-asthenia lack of strength
-trophy nourishment; development (condition of)
ab- away from
ad- toward, near to
dorsi- back
poly- many, much, excessive
kines/o; kinesi/o movement
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