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Combining Form

Muscloskeletal system

branchi/o arm
carp/o carpus
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium
dactyl/o digit
humer/o humerus
metacarp/o metacarpus
phalango/o phalanges
rachi/o, rach/o spine
spondyl/o vertebr/o vertebrae
stern/o sternum
thorac/o chest
scapul/o scapula
olecran/o olecranon,elbow
radi/o radius
clavicul/o clavicle
uln/o ulna
maxill/o maxilla
mandibul/o mandible
calcane/o calcaneum
femor/o femur
fibul/o fibula
ili/o ilium
ischi/o ischium
lumbo/o loins
patell/o patella
pedi/i pod/o foot
pelv/l pelvis
pub/o pubis
tibi/o tibia
acromi/o acromion
ankyl/o stiffness, bent, crooked
arthro/o articul/o joint
condylo condyle
lamin/o lamina
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
orth/o straight
osteo/o bone
synovi/o synovial membrane, synovia
fibros/o fibros connective tissue
ligament/o syndesm/o ligament
calc/o calcium
kyph/o humpback
lord/o swayback
scoli/o crooked, bent
lumb/o lowerback, loins
chondr/o cartilage
leiomy/o smooth muscle
my/o myos/o muscle
rhabd/o rod-shaped
rhabdomy/o rod-shaped muscle
ten/o tend/o tendin/o tendon
-blast embryonic cell
-clasis break, fracture, refracture
-clast break, destroy
-desis binding, fixation
-malacia softening
-physis growth
-plasty surgical repair
-porosis porous
-schsis a splitting
-scopy visual examination
-stenia strength
trophy nourishment, development
Created by: dwillis31



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