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MUSCULOSKELETAL

CHAPTER 4

TermDefinition
PHYSIS GROWTH
OSTE/O BONE
CRANI/O HEAD, SKULL
CERVIC/O NECK
SPONDYL/O VERTEBRA
LUMB/O LOIN, LOWER BACK
BRACHI/O ARM
TARS/O ANKLE
DACTYL/O FINGER
CARP/O WRIST
COST/O RIB
FEMOR/O FEMUR( THIGHBONE)
TIBI/O TIBIA ( SHINBONE)
CHONDR/O CARTILAGE
ARTHR/O JOINT
BURS/O BURSA
TEN/O, TEND/O, TENDIN/O TENDON ( CONNECTIVE TISSUE CONNECTING MUSCLE TO BONE)
MUSCUL/O, MY/O, MYOS/O MUSCLE
FASCI/O FASCIA ( FIBROUS CONNECTIVE TISSUE BINDING MUSCLES TOGETHER)
TON/O TONE, TENSION
KINESI/O MOVEMENT, MOTION
TAX/O ARRANGEMENT, ORDER, COORDINATION
ANKYL/O STIFF, BENT
HX HISTORY
FX FRACTURE
TX TRACTION OR TREATMENT
ACL ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT
MCL MEDIAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT
LCL LATERAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT
PCL POSTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT
C1-C7 CERVICAL ( OF THE NECK) VERTEBRAE
T1-T12 THORACIC (OF THE CHEST) VERTEBRAE
L1-L5 LUMBAR (OF THE LOIN) VERTEBRAE
S1-S5 SACRAL VERTEBRAE
CTS CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
EMG ELECTROMYOGRAM
FROM FULL RANGE OF MOTION
MD MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
NSAID NONSTERODIAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG
OA OSTEOARTHRITIS
ORIF OPEN REDUCTION INTERNAL FIXATION
PT PHYSICAL THERAPY
RA RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
RICE REST, ICE , COMPRESSION, ELEVATION
ROM RANGE OF MOTION
THR TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT
TKR TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT
WB WEIGHT BEARING
WBAT WEIGHT BEARING AS TOLERATED
Created by: gboyer