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Table 13-1

Combining forms for Skeletal and Muscular System

ankyl/o stiff joint
arthr/o joint
articul/o joint
burs/o bursa, sac
carp/o carpus
cervic/o neck
chondr/o cartilage
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium
fasci/o fascia
femor/o femur
fibul/o fibula
humer/o humerous
ili/o ilium
kinesi/o movement
kyph/o hump
lamin/o lamina
lord/o bent backward
lumb/o lower back
menisc/o meniscus
metacarp/o metacarpus
metatars/o metatarsals, ankle
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
patell/a patella
patell/o patella
pelv/i pelvis
phalang/o phalanges
pub/o pubis
radi/o radius
sacr/o sacrum
scoli/o crooked, bent
spondyl/o vertebrae
vertebr/o vertebrae
stern/o sternum
synov/o synovial membrane
synovi/o synovial membrane
tars/o ankle (tarsal bones)
ten/o tendon
tend/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
thorac/o thorax
tibi/o tibia
uln/o ulna
Created by: jyoung271
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