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skeletal system 123

diaphsis shaft of long bones
epiphysis (epiphyses) distal portion of the long bones
The epiphyses are part of the bone that grow
myel/o bone marrow
hemopoiesis occurs in the bone marrow
hemopoesis is formation of blood
myelogenic pertaining to originating in the bone marrow
oste/o bone
osteomyelitis inflammation of a bone and bone marrow
maxill/o maxilla
maxilla is also know as superior (upper) jaw
maxillofacial pertaining to the maxilla (superior jaw) and face
mandibul/o mandible
mandible is also know as inferior (lower jaw)
temporomandibular joint the joint where the temporal bones and mandible meet.
vertebr/o or spondy/o vertebrae aka back bones (spinal column)
spondylitis inflammation of a vertbra
intervertebral pertaining to between vertebrea
disk/o disk(disc) a disk is the cartilage found between the vertebrae
the purpose of the dis is to act as shock absorbers
Created by: Brandyfasting