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SHS Med Term

Musculoskeletal System Combining Form, Prefix/Suffix

Inter- Between
Supra- Above
Syn- Together, Joined
Sym- Together, Joined
-physis Growth
-clasia Break
-asthenia Weakness
Synovi/o Synovia, Synovial Membrane
Maxill/o Maxilla (upper jaw bone)
Pub/o Pubis
Tars/o Tarsus (ankle bone)
Scapul/o Scapula (shoulder bone)
Aponeur/o Aponeurosis
Ankyl/o Crooked, Stiff, Bent
Oste/o Bone
Scoli/o Crooked, Curved
Crani/o Cranium, Skull
Humer/o Humerus (upper arm bone)
Radi/o Radius (lower arm bone)
Lamin/o Lamina, Thin Flat Plate or Layer
Stern/o Sternum (breast bone)
Cost/o Rib
Arthr/o Joint
Kyph/o Hump
Spondyl/o Vertebra, Spinal Column, Vertebral Column
Myelon/o Bone Marrow
Clavicul/o Clavicle (collar bone)
Burs/o Bursa (cavity)
Carp/o Carpus (wrist bone)
Ili/o Ilium
Fibul/o Fibula (lower leg bone)
Clavic/o Clavicle (collar bone)
Tendin/o Tendon
Rachi/o Vertebra, Spinal or Vertebral Column
Kinesi/o Movement, Motion
Menisc/o Meniscus (crescent)
Mandibul/o Mandible (lower jaw bone)
Petr/o Stone
Phalang/o Phalanx, Finger or Toe Bone
Patell/o Patella (kneecap)
Ischi/o Ischium
Chondr/o Cartilage
Lord/o Bent Forward
Vertebr/o Vertebra, Spinal or Vertebral Column
Ten/o Tendon
Tibi/o Tibia (lower leg bone)
Tend/o Tendon
Uln/o Ulna (lower arm bone)
Femor/o Femur (upper leg bone)
Myos/o Muscle
Disk/o Intervertebral Disk
-clasis Break
-clast Break
-schisis Split, Fissure
-desis Surgical Fixation, Fusion
Myel/o Bone Marrow
Created by: KOberlin



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