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Musculoskeletal C.F

Chabner Chapter 14 - Musculoskeletal System Combining Forms

Combining FormMeaning
calc/o calcium
kyph/o humpback
lamin/o lamina
lord/o curve, swayback
lumb/o loins, lower back
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
orth/o straight, correct
osse/o bone
oste/o bone
scoli/o crooked, bent
spondyl/o vertebra
vertebr/o vertebra
acetabul/o acetabulum (hip socket)
calcane/o calcaneus (heel bone)
carp/o carpals (wrist)
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium (skull bones)
femor/o femur
fibul/o fibula
humer/o humerus
ili/o ilium
isch/o ischium
malleol/o malleolus
mandibul/o mandible
metacarp/o metacarpals
maxill/o maxilla
metatars/o metatarsals
olecran/o olecranon (elbow)
patell/o patella
pelv/i pelvis
perone/o fibula
phalang/o phalanges (fingers, toes)
pub/o pubis
radi/o radius
scapul/o scapula
stern/o sternum
tars/o tarsus
tibi/o tibia
uln/o ulna
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, tendin/o tendon
fasci/o fascia
fibr/o fibrous connective tissue
leiomy/o smooth (visceral) muscle
my/o muscle
myocardi/o heart muscle
myos/o muscle
plant/o sole of foot
rhabdomy/o skeletal muscle
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