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muscloskeletal word


brachi/o arm
carp/o carpus (wrist bone)
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium (skull)
dactyl/o digit (a finger, a toe)
humer/o humerus
metacarp/o metacarpus (bones of the hand)
phalang/o phalanges (bones of fingers and toes)
rachi/orach/o spine
spondyl/o vertebr/o vertebrae (backbone)
stern/o sternum (breastbone)
thorac/o chest
scapul/o scapula
olecran/o olecranun, elbow
radi/o raduis
clavicul/o clavicle
uln/o ulna
maxill/o maxilla
mandibul/o mandible
calcane/o calcaneum (heel bone)
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibul/o finbula (smaller, outer bone of lower leg)
ili/o ilium (lateral flaring portion of hip)
ischi/o ischium (lower portion of hip bone)
lumb/o loins
patell/o petella (kneecappatella (kneecap)
pelv/l pelvis
pub/o pubis ( part hip bone)
tibi/o tibia (larger, inner bon of lower leg
acromi/o acromion (projection of scapula)
ankyl/o stiffness, bent, crooked
arthr/oarticul/o joint
condylo condyle (rounded protuberance ar end of bone forming an articulation)
lamin/o lamina (part of the vertebral arch)
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
synovi/o synovial membrane, synovia
fibros/o fibrous connective tissue
ligiment/osyndesm/o ligiment
calc/o calcium
kyph/o humpback
lord/o swayback
scoli/o crooked, bent
lumb/o lowerback, loins
chondr/o cartilage
leiomy/o smooth muscle (viceral)
my/omyos/o muscle
rrhabd/o rod-shaped (striated)
rhabdomy/o rod-shaped (striated) muscle
ten/otend/otendin/o tendon
-blast embryonic cell
-clasis break, fracture, refracture
-clast break, destroy
-desis binding or fixation (f a bone or joint)
-malacia softening
-physis growth
-plasty surgical repair
-porosis porous
-schisis a splitting
-scopy visual examination
-stenia strength
-trophy nourishment, development
ped/ipod/o foot
Created by: nicole7788