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Da Via Chapter 5

Medical Terminology

Medical TerminologyChapter 5
acromi/o acromion process, part of shoulder joint
arthr/o joint
calcane/o heel bone
carp/o carpal bones (in wrists)
cervic/o cervical, neck
chondr/o cartilage
clavicul/o clavical
cleid/o clavical
coccyg/o coccyx (tail bone)
condyl/o condyle (flaired end of long bone that forms joint)
cost/o rib
crain/o skull
dent/o tooth
disk/o disk
fibul/o fibula
femor/o femur
humer/o humerous
ischi/o ischium (part of the pelvis)
kinesi/o movement
lamin/o lamina (thin layer of tissue)
lumb/o lumbar spine or region
malac/o softening
metacar/o metacarpal bone (bone in the palm of hand)
my/o muscle
odont/o teeth
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
pelv/i or pelv/o pelvis
phalang/o phalanges (bones in fingers and toes)
por/o porous
pub/o pubis
radi/o radius
rheumat/o rheumatism (inflammation in bones, muscles and/or joints)
sacr/o sacrum
ten/o, tendon/o, tendin/o tendon (connects muscle to bone)
thorac/o thorax (chest)
tibi/o tibia (shin bone)
uln/o ulna
xiph/o xiphoid process (at end of sternum)
de- down from, less than
epi- upon
inter- between
meta- beyond
peri- around, near
supra- above or on the topside
-ar, al, ic adjective endings, pertaining to
-ist specialist
-plasia development
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-phagia eat or swallow`
Created by: daviaan