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1.Green Module

Green Module Terminology

QuestionAnswer
ankyl/o stiffness; bent, crooked
arthr/o joint
branchi/o arm
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
myos/o muscle
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
patell/o patella (kneecap)
ped/i foot; child
ped/o foot; child
cervic/o neck; cervix uteri
pelv/i pelvis
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
cost/o ribs
dactyl/o fingers;toes
faci/o face
fasci/o band; facia
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
kyph/o humpback
lamin/o lamina (vertebral arch)
lord/o curve, swayback
metacarp/o metacarpus (hand bones)
rachi/o spine
radi/o radiation, x-ray; radius (lower arm bone)
rhabdomy/o rod-shaped (striated) muscle
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh (connective tissue)
scoli/o crooked, bent
spondyl/o vertebrae (back bone)
ten/o tendon
tend/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
thorac/o chest
tibi/o tibia (larger lower leg bone)
-ad toward
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-asthenia weakness; debility
-blast embryonic cell
-clasia to break; surgical fracture
-clasis surgical fracture
-cyte cell
-desis binding, fixation (bone or joint)
-dyna pain
-eal pertaining to
-ectomy excision, removal
-graph instrument for recording
-iatry medicine; treatment
-ia condition
-ic pertaining to
-ism condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-kinesia movement
-logist specialist in study of
-malacia softening
-oid resembling
-oma tumour
-osis abnormal condition
-pexy fixation
-physis growth
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis prolapse
-sarcoma malignant tumour of connective tissue
-scopy visual examination
-spasm involuntary contraction
-tomy incision
-trophy development
-um structure, thing
a-, an- without, not
brachy- short
cine- movement
dys- bad; painful; difficult
epi- above; upon
inter- between
mega- enlargement
meta- change
micro- small
quadri- four
sub- under
supra- above
sym- union, together, joined
syn- union, together, joined
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
BE below the elbow
BK below the knee
C1, C2... 1st cervical vertebra, 2nd cervical vertebra...
Ca calcium, cancer
CDH congenital dislocation of the hip
CO coccyxgeal nerves
CTS carpel tunnel syndrome
CT computed tomography
DEXA, DXA dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
DJD degenerative joint disease
DO doctor of osteopathy
EMG electromyography
Fx fracture
HD hip disarticulation
HNP herniated nucleus pulposus (herniated disk)
HP hemipelvectomy
IM intramuscular
IS intracostal space
IV intravenous
L1, L2... 1st lumbar vertebra, 2nd lumbar vertebra...
LS lumbosacral spine
MG myasthenia gravis
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MS musculoskeletal, multiple sclerosis
NSAIDs non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
ORTH, ortho orthopedics
P phosphorus
PCL posterior cruciate ligament
RA rheumatoid arthritis
RF rheumatoid factor
ROM range of motion
S1, S2... 1st sacra vertebra, 2nd sacra vertebra...
SD shoulder disarticulation
T1, T2... 1st thoracic vertebra, 2nd thoracic vertebra...
THA total hip arthroplasty
THR total hip replacement
TKA total knee arthroplasty
TKR total knee replacement
TRAM transverse rectus abdominis muscle
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