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LOM Ch 15 Term

Medical Terminology Musculoskeletal System - bones

QuestionAnswer
calc/o calci/o calcium
kyph/o humpback, hunchback (posterior curvature of thoracic region of spine)
lamin/o lamina
lord/o swayback (anterior curvature in lumbar region of spine)
lumb/o loins, lower back
myel/o bone marrow
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
scoli/o crooked, bent (lateral curvature of spine)
spondyl/o vertebr/o vertebra
-blast embryonic or immature cell
-clast to break-
listhesis slipping
-malacia softening
-physis to grow
-porosis pore, passage
-tome instument to cut
acetabul/o acetabulum (hip socket)
calcane/o calcaneus (heel)
carp/o carpals (wrist bones)
clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium (skull)
femor/o femur (thigh bone)
fibul/o fibula (small bone of lower leg)
humer/o humerus *upper arm bone)
ili/o ilium (upper part of pelvic bone)
ischi/o ischium (posterior part of pelvic bone)
malleol/o malleolus (process on each side of the ankle)
mandibul/o mandible (lower jawbone)
maxill/o maxilla (upper jawbone)
metacarp/o metacarpals (hand bones)
metatars/o metatarsals (foot bones)
olecran/o olecranon (elbow)
patell/o patella (kneecap)
pelv/i pelvis
peone/o fibula
phalang/o phalanges (figter or toe bones)
pub/o pubis
radi/o radius (forearm bone on thumb side)
scapul/o scapula (shoulder blade)
stern/o sternum (breastbone)
tars/o tarsals (bones of foot below ankle)
tibi/o tibia (shin bone)
uln/o ulna (forearm bone on little finger side)
Created by: cskinner