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Orthopedics term/abr

Orthopedics Term and Abreviation

kyph/o humped
poster/o toward the back
stern/o chest
chondr/o cartilage
ischi/o ischium
dors/o back
therm/o hot
-plegia paralysis
cervic/o neck
crani/o skull
cleid/o clavical
thorac/o chest
vertebr/o vertebra
cry/o cold
spondyl/o vertebra
-clast to break
syn- union, together
WNL within normal limits
ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
DJD degenerative joint disease
LP lumbar puncture
TENS transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation
MVA motor vehicle accident
ORIF open reduction and internal fixation
RA rheumatoid arthritis
PT physical therapy
ROM range of motion
NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
MD muscular dystrophy
DTR deep tendon reflex
ADL activities of daily living
TMJ temporal mandibular joint
Created by: pheonix1