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Med Terms 6

Bones, Muscle, Skin, & Nerves

My/o Muscle
Fibr/o or Fibros/o Fiber
Fasci/o or Fasc/i Fascia
Fascia Thin connective tissue that covers the muscle
Oste/o, Oss/e, and Oss/i Bones
What are the 2 parts of the skeleton? Axial and Appendicular
Parts of Axial Skeleton Skull, vertebral column, ribs, and sternum
Appendicular Skeleton MAde of appendages
Arthr/o Joint
Chondr/o Cartilage
What does cartilage do? increase flexability and provide cushion
Ten/o, Tend/o, or Tendin/o Tendon
Ligament/o Ligaments
Burs/o Bursa
Cutane/o, Derm/o, Dermat/o
Epidermis Top layer
Dermis Middle layer, contains blood & lymph vessels, oil & sweat glands, nerve fibers & hair follicles
Subcutaneous Below, mostly fat tissue
Seb/o Sebum
Trich/o, Pil/o, Pil/i Hair
Onych/o Claws/nails
Unqul/o Hoof
Erythr/o, Erythem/o, or Erythemat/o Redness
Adip/o Fat
Py/o Pus
Kerat/o Keratin
Melan/o Melanin
Melanin Dark pigment of the skin
What 2 major parts are the nerves divided into? peripheral and Central
Peripheral Cranial and spinal nerves
Central Braina and Spinal cord
What are the 3 different types of neurons? Sensory, motor, and associative
Neur/i or Neur/o Nerve
Encephal/o Brain
Myel/o Spinal cord
-plegia paralysis
-esthesia sensation/feeling
-paresis weakness
Created by: Dar73387