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Chaper 15.

QuestionAnswer
calc/o calcium
kyph/o humpback hunchback
lamin/o lamina
lord/o Curve swayback
lumb/o loins lowerback
myel/o bone marrow
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
scoli/o crooked bent
spondyl/o vertebra
vertebr/o vertebra
-blast embryonic or immature cell
-clast to break
-listhesis slipping
malacia softening
-physis to grow
-porosis pore passage
-tome instrument to cut
acetabul/o acetabulum (hip socket)
calcane/o calcaneus (heel)
carp/o carpels (wrist bone)
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium (skull)
femor/o femur
fibul/o fibula
humer/o humerus
ili/o ilium (upper part of the pelvic bone)
ischi/o ischium
malleo/o malleolus
mandibul/o mandible (lower jaw bone)
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw bone)
metacarp/o metacarpals (hand bones)
metatars/o metatarsals (foot bones)
olecran/o olecranon (elbow)
patell/o patella (kneecap)
pelv/i pelvis (hip bone)
perone/o fibula
phalang/o phalanges (finger / or toe bones)
pub/o pubis
radi/o radius
scapul/o scapula
stern/o sternum (breast bone)
tars/o tarsals
tibi/o tibia (shin bone)
uln/o ulna (lower arm bone little finger side)
ankyl/o stiff
arthr/o joint
articul/o joint
burs/o bursa
chondr/o cartilage
ligament/o ligament
rheumat/o watery flow
synov/o synovial membrane
ten/o tendon
tendin/o tendon
-desis to bind tie together
-stenosis narrowing
fasci/o fascia
fibr/o fibrous connective tissue
leiomy/o smooth
my/o muscle
mycocardi/o heart muscle
myos/o muscle
plant/o sole of the foot
rhabdomy/o skeletal
-asthenia lack of strength
-trophy development nourishment
ab- away from
ad- toward
dorsi- back
poly- many much
AC JOINT acromioclavicular joint
CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
EMG electromyography
IM intramuscular
ORIF open reduction (of fracture)/internal fixation
TKR total knee replacement
THR total hip replacement
TMJ temporomandibular joint
RSI repetitive strain syndrome
Paget's Diseas Also known as osteitis Deformans
abduction movement away from the midline of the body adduction movement toward the midline of the body
Created by: julie.ellis