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HLHS 101 Ch4

Musculoskeletal System Roots and Suffixes

-physis Growth
oste(o) bone
crani(o) head or skull
cervic(o) neck
spondyl(o) vertebra
lumb(o) loin or lower back
brachi(o) arm
dactyl(o) finger
carp(o) wrist
cost(o) rib
femor(o) femur (thighbone)
tars(o) ankle
tibi(o) tibia (shinbone)
chondr(o) cartilage
arthr(o) joint
burs(o) bursa
ten(o) / tend(o) / tendin(o) tendon (connective tissue connecting muscle to bone)
muscul(o) / my(o) / myos(o) muscle
fasci(o) fascia (fibrous connective tissue binding muscles together)
ton(o) tone or tension
kinesi(o) / kinet(o) movement or motion
tax(o) arrangement, order, or coordination
ankyl(o) stiff or bent
Created by: choover29



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