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Med Express L. 12

Medical Terminology Express Self-made Chapter 12 musculoskeletal system

TermDefinition
muscul/o muscle
leiomy/o smooth muscle (visceral)
lumb/o loins (lower back)
tendin/o tendon
crani/o cranium
femor.o femur
patell/o patella
tibi/o tibia
pelv/o pelivis
pelv/i pelvis
scapul/o scapula
vertebr/o vertebrae
stern/o sternum
chondr/o cartilage
cost/o ribs
arthr/o joint
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
thorac/o chest
spondyl/o vertebrae
vertebr/o vertebrae (back bone)
inflammation of ribs and cartilage cost/o/chondr/itis
act of measuring the pelvis pelv/i/metry
malignant tumor of connective tissue and muscle my/o/sarcoma
cell that breaks down bone oste/o/clast
inflammation around bone peri/oste/itis
pertaining to under or below the ribs sub/cost/al
pertaining to the sternum (breast bone) and ribs stern/o/cost/al
pain in the calcaneum (heel bone) calcane/o/dynia
porous bone oste/o/porosis
tumor (composed of) muscle my/oma
binding, fixation of bone or joint athr/o/desis
rupture of muscle my/o/rrhexis
-malacia softening
enter between
abnormal condiditon of being stiff, bent, or crooked ankyl/osis
weakness or debility of muscle my/asthenia
softening of cartilage chondr/o/malacia
visual examination of a joint athr/o/scopy
pertaining to the neck and face cervic/o/facial
disease of bones and joint osteo/arthr/o/pathy
act of measuring the pelvis pelvi/i/metry
suture of a muscle my/o/rrhaphy
tumor of bone marrow myel/oma
sarcoma of bone marrow myel/o/sarcoma
binding, fixation arthr/o/desis
Created by: loweunde