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Advanced Medical Terminology Chapter 15 ROOM221

TermDefinition
acetabul/o acetabulum (hip socket)
ankly/o stiff
arthr/o, articul/o joint
burs/o bursa
calc/o, calci/o calcium
calcane/o calcaneus (heal)
carp/o carpals (wrist bones)
chondr/o cartilage
calvicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium (skull)
fasci/o fascia
femor/o femur (thigh bones)
fibr/o fibrous
fibul/o fibula (smaller lower leg bone)
humer/o humerous (upper arm bone)
ili/o ilium (upper part of pelvic bone)
ischi/o ischium (part of pelvic bone)
kyph/o posterior curvature in thoracic region
lamin/o lamina
leiomy/o smooth muscle
ligament/o ligament
lord/o curve
lumb/o loins, lower back
malleol/o malleolus
mandibul/o mandible (lower jaw bone)
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw bone)
metacarp/o metacarpals (hand bones)
metatars/o metatarsals (foot bones)
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow
myocardi/o heart muscle
myos/o muscle
olecran/o olecranon (elbow)
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
patell/o patella (kneecap)
pelv/i pelvis
perone/o fibula
phalang/o phalanges (fingers, toe bones)
plant/o sole of the foot
pub/o pubis
radi/o radius
rhabdomy/o skeletal muscle connected to the bone
rheumat/o watery flow
sarc/o flesh, muscle
scapul/o scapula (shoulder blade)
scoli/o crooked
spondyl/o, vertebr/o vertebra
stern/o sterum (breastbone)
synov/o synovial membrane
tars/o tarsals
ten/o, tendin/o tendon
tibi/o tibia (shin bone)
uln/o ulna (lower arm bone)
Created by: MedStudent2018