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CLST 301 - module 10

oste- ; oss- ; osse- bone
crani- cranium, SKULL
ethmoid- ethmoid bone (bone in the skull that separates basal cavity from the brain)
front- frontal bone; forehead bone
mast- ; mastoid- mastoid process [a process is a projection or outgrowth of bone]
occipit- occiput; occipital bone
pariet- parietal bone; any “wall” (in a cavity or organ)
sphen- sphenoid bone; wedge-shaped bone
tempor- temporal bone; temple bone
mal- ; zygomat- ; zygomatic- cheek; cheek bone; malar bone; zygomatic bone
mandibul- mandible; LOWER JAW
maxill- maxilla; UPPER JAW
coccyg- coccyx; TAIL BONE
rachi- ; spin- spinal column; spine [after a vowel, rachi- frequently becomes rrhachi-]
sacr- sacrum; triangular pelvic bone
spondyl- ; vertebr- vertebra [pl. vertebrae]
acromi- acromion; the lateral projection of the shoulder blade
cleid- ; clavic- ; clavicul- clavicle; COLLAR BONE
cost- rib
cox- hip; hip joint
ischi- ischium; LOWER PELVIC BONE
scapul- scapula; SHOULDER BLADE
stern- sternum; BREAST BONE
carp- carpus; carpal bone; WRIST; WRIST BONE
humer- humerus; UPPER ARM BONE
metacarp- metacarpus; metacarpal bone; bone radiating from the wrist to fingers
olecran- olecranon; ELBOW
phalang- phalanx [pl. phalanges] ; FINGER BONE; TOE BONE
radi- radius; the shorter of the lower arm bones
uln- ulna; the longer of the lower arm bones
acetabul- acetabulum; HIP BONE SOCKET [into which the femur fits]
calcane- calcaneus; HEEL BONE
condyl- condyle; KNUCKLE [only of the fingers/toes]
femor- femur; THIGH BONE
fibul- fibula; smaller bone of the lower leg
malleol- malleolus; ANKLE PROTUBERANCE
patell- patella; KNEECAP
tal- talus; ANKLE BONE
tars- tarsus; tarsal bone; ANKLE; ANKLE BONE
metatars- metatarsus; metatarsal bone; bone radiating from the ankle to the toes
tibi- tibia; SHIN BONE; larger bone of lower leg
fasci- fascia; connective tissue enclosing a muscle
my- ; myos- ; muscul- muscle
pyg- buttock
arthr- ; articul- joint
burs- bursa; sac of synovial fluid
chondr- ; cartilag- ; cartilagin- cartilage
desm- ; syndesm- ; ligament- ligament
disk- disk
fibr- ; fibros- fibrous tissue
synovi- synovial fluid; fluid that lubricates a joint; synovial membrane
tend- ; ten- tendon
ankyl- crooked; bent; stiff; fixed; fused; imperforated
lei- smooth
rhabd- rod; rod-shaped; skeletal; striated
skelet- skeletal
-agra sudden and severe pain
-asthenia absence of strength; weakness
-clast instrument used to break
-desis surgical immobilization; surgical fusion
-ferous containing; bearing [preceded by CV “i”]
-paresis slight paralysis
-phylaxis protection of (something); protection against (something); protection by means of (a substance or process)
-phylactic protective of (something); protective against (something); protective by means of (a substance or process)
-sthenia strength
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