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Medical Terminology

The Musculoskeletal System

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 nonsteroidal 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
ankle tars/o
back lumb/o
bone marrow myel/o
bone oste/o
bursa burs/o
cartilage chrondr/o
extremities acr/o
fingers; toes phalang/o
foot pod/o; ped/o
hand chir/o
joint arthr/o
movement kinesi/o
muscle my/o
neck cervic/o
ribs cost/o
rachi/o; spondyl/o spine
sternum stern/o
straight orth/o
synovial synov/o
tend/o; tendin/o tendon
wrist carp/o
Created by: baybro9933
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