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musculoskeletal word roots

ankyl/o stiff/mobile
arthr/o joint
articul/o joint
burs/o bursa
bucc/o cheek
carp/o wrist bones
chondr/o cartilage
clavicul/o collar bone/clavicle
coccyg/o tailbone/coccyx
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
electr/o electricity
fasci/o band of fibrous tissue
femor/o femur/thighbone
fibr/o fiber
fibul/o fibula/outer lower leg bone
humer/o humerus/upper arm bone
ili/o ilium/pelvic bone, upper section
ischi/o ischium/pelvic bone, lower section
kyph/o pertaining to hump/outward curvature of the spine
lamin/o lamina
ligament/o ligament
lord/o swayback/forward curvature of the spine
lumb/o lower back
mandibul/o mandible/lower jawbone
maxill/o maxilla/upper jawbone
metacarp/o hand bones
metatars/o foot bones
myel/o bone marrow
my/o muscle
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
patell/o kneecap/patella
pect/o; pector/o chest
ped/o foot
pelv/i pelvis
phalang/o finger and toe bones
pubi/o; pub/o pubis/pelvic bone, anterior section
radi/o radius/outer lower arm bone
sacr/o sacrum
scapula/o scapula/shoulder blade
scoli/o bent/ lateral curvature of the spine/crooked
spondyl/o vertebra
stern/o sternum/breastbone
tars/o ankle bones
ten/o; tendin/o tendon
vertebr/o vertebra
ton/o tention
is/o equal
kinesi/o movement
Created by: dwalke11