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15.1 Musculoskeletal

CF Orthopedics (Skeletal Only)

acetabul/o acetabulum (hip socket)
alges/o sensation of pain
alg/o pain
align/o arranged in a straight line
all/o other; strange
amputat/o to cut off
amput/o to cut off
ankyl/o fused together; stuff
appendicul/o limb; small attached part
arthr/o joint
aut/o self
axi/o axis
bunion/o bunion
calcane/o calcaneus (heel bone)
cancell/o lattice structure
carp/o wrist
cartilagin/o cartilage
cervic/o neck; cervix
chondr/o cartilage
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
coccyg/o coccyx (tail bone)
comminut/o break into small pieces
compress/o press together
congenit/o present at birth
coron/o structure that encircles like a crown
corpor/o body
cortic/o cortex (outer region)
cost/o rib
crani/o cranium (skull)
dactyl/o finger or toe
densit/o density
depress/o press down
dextr/o right
diaphys/o shaft of a bone
disk/o disk
epiphys/o growth area at the end of a long bone
ethm/o sieve
extern/o outside
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibul/o fibula (lower leg bone)
fixat/o to make stable or still
fract/o break up
front/o front
gen/o arising from; produced by
gener/o production; creation
glen/o socket of a joint
goni/o angle
hem/o blood
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
malac/o softening
mandibul/o mandible (lower jaw)
mast/o breast; mastoid process
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw)
medull/o medulla (inner region)
mineral/o mineral; electrolyte
muscul/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord; myelin
nas/o nose
necr/o dead cells, tissue, or body
occipit/o occiput (black of the head)
orth/o straight
osse/o bone
ossificat/o changing into bone
oste/o bone
palat/o palate
pariet/o wall of a cavity
patell/o patella (kneecap)
path/o disease; suffering
ped/o child
pelv/o pelvis (hip bone; renal pelvis)
perone/o fibula (lower leg bone)
phalang/o phalanx (finger or toe)
physic/o body
por/o small openings; pores
prosthet/o artifical part
pub/o pubis (hip bone)
radi/o radius (forearm bone); x-rays; radiation
reduct/o to bring back; decrease
rheumat/o watery discharge
sacr/o sacrum
sagitt/o going from front to back
sarc/o connective tissue
scapul/o scapula(shoulder blade)
scint/o point of light
scoli/o curved;crooked
scop/o examine with an instrument
skelet/o skeleton
sorb/o to suck up
sorp/o to suck up
sphen/o wedge shape
spin/o spine;back bone
spir/o breathe;a coil
spondy/o vertebra
stern/o sternum(breast bone)
steroid/o steroid
styl/o stake
synovi/o synovium(membrane)
tars/o ankle
tempor/o temple(side of the head)
hy/o u-shaped structure
ill/o illum(hip bone)
inflammat/o redness and warmth
ischi/o ischium(hip bone)
kyph/o bent spine;humpbacked
lacrim/o tears
lev/o left
ligament/o ligament
locat/o a place
log/o word;the stufy of
lord/o swayback
lumb/o lower back;area between the ribs and pelvis
therap/o treatment
thorac/o thorax(chest)
tibi/o tibia(skin bone)
tom/o cut;slice;layer
tract/o pulling
tranplant/o move something to another place
uln/o ulna(forearm bone)
vascul/o blood vessel
vertebr/o vertebra
xiph/o sword
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