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Medical Terminology

Abbreviations /terminology/roots/stems of the bones

TermDefinition
BI BONE INJURY
C1, C2 etc CERVICAL VERTABRAE
CDH CONGENITAL DISLOCATION OF THE HIP
CPT CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
L1, L2 etc LUMBAR VERTABRAE
NBI NO BONE INJURY
OA OSTEOARTHRITIS
PID PROLAPSED INTERVERTEBRAL DISC (PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE)
RA RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
T1, T2, etc THORACIC VERTABRAE
THR TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT
TKR TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT
ACETABUL/O ACETABULUM ( where femur forms joint with innominate bone)
ARTHR/O JOINT
ARTICUL/O JOINT
CARP/O CARPALS (HAND BONES, WRIST)
CHONDR/O CARTILAGE
CALVICL/O CLAVICLE
COST/O RIB
COXYG/O COXYX
CRANI/O CRANIUM
DISC/O DISC between vertebrae
ETHMOID/O PART OF CRANIUM
FEMOR/O FEMUR
FIBUL/O FIBULA
FRONT/O FRONTAL BONEOF CRANIUM
HUMER/O HUMEROUS
ISCHI/O ISCHIUM (part of innominate bone)
ILI/O ILIUM (part of pelvis)
INTRA-ARTICULAR DIRECTLY INTO A JOINT, e.g. injected
LACRIM/O LACRIMAL BONE OF THE EYE ORBIT
LAMIN/O LAMINA (arch of vertabrae-thin sheet of bone)
MAL/O MALAR (cheek bone)
MANDIBUL/O MANDIBLE (lower jaw)
MAXILL/O MAXILLA (upper jaw)
MENISC/O MENISCUS (cartilage of knee)
METACARP/O METACARPALS (hand bones)
METATARS/O METATARSALS (foot bones)
MY/O (MYOS) MUSCLE
MYEL/O BONE MARROW (also spinal cord)
NAS/O NASAL BONE
OCCIPIT/O OCCIPTAL BONE
OLECRAN/O PART OF ELBOW JOINT
ORBIT/O ORBITAL (part of eye socket)
OSTE/O BONE
PALAT/O PALATINE BONES (roof of mouth)
PARIET/O PARIETAL (part of cranium)
PATELL/O PATELLA
PHALANGE/O PHALANGES (fingers/toes)
PUB/O PUBIS
RADI/O RADIUS
SACR/O SACRUM
SCAPUL/O SCAPULA
SPHENOLD/O SPHENOID
SONDYL/O VERTABRA/SPINE
STERN/O STERNUM
SYNOV/O SYNOVIAL
TARS/O TARSALS
TEMPOR/O TEMPORAL BONE
TEN/O TENDIN/O TENDON
TIBI/O TIBIA
TURBIN/O TURBINATE BONES IN THE NOSE
ULN/O ULNA
VERTEBR/O VERTEBRA
ZYG/O ZYGOMAT/O CHEEK BONE
Created by: Owly