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Skeletal combing

Skeletal combing forms

acetabul/o acetabulum / hip socket
calcane/o calcaneus / heel bone
carp/o carpals / wrist bones
clavicul/o clavicle / collar bone
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium / skull bones
femor/o femur / thigh bone
fibul/o fibula / small lower leg bone
humer/o humerus / upper arm bone
ili/o ilium / upper part of pelvic bone
isch/o ischium / posterior part of pelvic bone
malleol/o malleolus / process on each side of ankle
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 / hipbone
perone/o fibula / smaller lower leg bone
phalang/o phalanges / finger or toe bones
pub/o pubis / anterior part of pelvic bone
radi/o radius / lower arm bone (on thumb side0
scapul/o scapula / shoulder bone
stern/o sternum / breastbone
tars/o tarsals / bones of hindfoot
tibi/o tibia / shin bone; larger lower leg bone
uln/o ulna / lower are bone (on 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
calc/o; calci/o calcium
kyph/o humpback
lamin/o lamina
lord/o curve, swayback
lumb/o loins, lower back
myel/o bone marrow
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
scoli/o crooked, bent
spondyl/o vertebra
vertebr/o vertebra
Created by: mdbley