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Musculoskeletal Sys.

Combining Forms/Prefixes/Suffixes

Calc/i Calcium, lime, the heel.
Coll/a Glue.
Medull/o Marrow.
Oss/e, Oss/i Bone.
Endo- Within.
-clast That which breaks or destoys.
-eous Of the nature of; composed of.
-ification The act of making or building.
-physis Grow, growing.
Append/o, Appendic/o An appendage, that whcih hangs from or is attached to.
Ax/o An axis, main stem.
Skelet/o A dried up body, the skeleton.
Ethm/o A Sieve.
Fontan/o A fountain.
Front/o Forehead, brow.
Occipit/o The back of the skull or head; the occiput.
Parite/o A wall.
Sphen/o A wedge.
Sin/o, Sin/u A hollow; a sinus; a tube-like passage.
Tempor/o The temple.
Maxill/o Jaw; upper jaw bone.
Mandibul/o Jaw; lower jaw bone.
Nas/i, Nas/o The nose.
Orbit/o Circle, Orbit, Bony cavity or Socket.
Zygomat/o Yoke; cheekbone.
Coccyg/o A cuckoo, beak of a cuckoo.
Sacr/o Sacred; sacrum.
Cost/o A rib.
Manubri/o A handle.
Stern/o The breast bone.
Xiph/i, Xiph/o A sword.
Ili/o Ilium; upper hip bone.
Ischi/p Ischium; lower rear hip bone.
Acromi/o The point of the shoulder blades; acromion.
Carp/o The wrist; the bones of the wrist.
Clavicul/o The collar bone.
Glen/o A socket or pit.
Humer/o Humerus, upper arm bone.
Metacarp/o Bones of the hand between the wrist and fingers.
Phalang/o A bone of a finger or toe.
Radi/o Smaller lateral bone of the forearm; a ray; spoke of a wheel.
Scapul/o The shoulder blade.
Uln/o Larger, medial bone of the forearm.
Acetabul/o Hip socket.
Cox/o Hip; hip joint.
Fibul/o a clasp; the smaller lateral bone of the lower leg.
Innomat/o Un named, nameless.
Metatars/o Bones of the foot between the tarsus and teos.
Patell/o The knee-cap, little plate or shallow dish.
Tibi/o The shin bone; the larger medial bone of the lower leg
Os A bone.
Condyl/o A knuckle, a knob.
Foramin/o an opening.
Magn/o Great, large.
Malleol/o A little hammer.
Mast/o A breast, a nipple.
Meat/o A passage.
Olecran/o The elbow.
Process/o A going forth.
Arthr/o A joint.
Articul/o A joint.
Burs/o A leather sac, a purse.
Ligament/o A string, tie or band, a ligament.
Menisc/o A crescent.
Ten/o, Tend/o, Tendin/o A tendon.
Retinacul/o A halter.
Created by: umaretakunaiyo