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Ch2 skeletal system

TermDefinition
Arc/o Extremeties
Arth/o Joint
Brachi/o Arm
Burs/o Bursa (sack of fluid near the joint)
Carp/o Wrist
Cervic/o Neck;cervix ( neck of uterus)
Chir/o Hand
Chondr/o Cartilage
Cost/o Rib
Crani/o Skull
Kyph/o Humpback
Lord/o Curve/swayback
Lumb/o Lumbar region; loin
Lux/o Slide
Myel/o Bone marrow; spinal cord
Narc/o Numbness; sleep; stupor
Orth/o Straight
Ped/o Foot;child
Pod/o Foot
Pyret/o Fever
Rachi/o Spine; vertebrae
Rheumat/o Watery flow
Sarc/o Flesh; connective tissue
Scoli/o Crooked;bent
Spondyl/o Vertebrae; backboen
Ster/o Solid structure;steroid
Synovi/o Lubricating fluid of joints
Tars/o Ankle
Ten/o tendin/o tendon/o Tendon
A-,an- Not;without
Anti- Against
Inter- Between
Intra- Within;into
Meta- Change
Non- Not
Peri- Around
Sub- Below;under
Supra- Above
Syn- Together;with
-al,-ic Pertaining to
-algia Pain
-ation Process;condition
-centetis Surgical puncture to remove fluid
-desis To bind; tie together
-ectomy Surgical removal; excision
-itis Inflammation
-malacia Softening
-oid Like;resembling
-oma Tumor;mass
-osis Abnormal condition
-penia Deficiency
-plasty Surgical repair
-porosis Abnormal condition of holes
-scope Instrument used to view
-scopy Visual examination using a scope
-tomy Process of cutting; incision
Created by: ashlie10