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Coding Lesson 06

Medical Coding Lesson 06 - Musculoskeletal System

Osteo- bones
Chondro- cartilage
Arthro- joints
Myelo- bone marrow
Teno- or tendino- tendons (tendons bind muscles to bones)
Ligamento- ligaments (ligaments bind bones to bones)
Burso- bursa (bursa are shock absorbers between tendons and bones)
Myo- or Myoso- muscle
-malacia Softening
-porosis The condition of being porous
-asthenia Weakness, loss of strength
-trophy Development, stimulation. (Using the prefixes a- or an- negates the term. So, a-trophy means literally without development.)
-algia or -algesia Pain
-itis Inflammation
-oma Swelling or tumor
Arthritis Inflammation of the joints
Chondromalacia Softening of the cartilage
Osteoporosis Porous bones
Myeloma Tumor of the bone marrow
Tendinitis Inflammation of the tendon
Created by: josimaryduke