Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

musculoskeletal /

Roots/Combining forms

acetabul/o hip socket
ankyl/o bent/fused
aponeur/o tendon type
arthr/o joint
articul/o joint
burs/o flluid-filled sac in joint
calc/o, calci/o calcium
calcane/o calcaneous (heel)
carp/o carpals (wrist bone)
chondr/o cartilage
clavic/o, clavicul/o clavicle (collar bone)
cost/o rib
crani/o cranium (skull)
disc/o intervertebral disc
femor/o thigh bone
fibul/o fibula
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
ili/o ilium (upper pelvic bone)
ischi/o ischium (posterior pelvic bone)
kinesi/o movement
kyph/o hump
lamin/o lamina
lord/o curve
lumb/o lower back
malleol/o malleolus (process on lateral ankle)
mandibul/o mandible (lower jaw)
maxill/o maxilla (upper jawbone)
menisc/o meniscus
menisci/o meniscus
metacarp/o metacarpals (hand)
metatars/o metatarsals (foot)
myel/o bone marrow
my/o, muscul/o muscle
olecran/o olencranon (elbow)
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
patell/o patella (kneecap)
pelv/i pelvis (hip)
perone/o fibula
petr/o stone
phalang/o phalanges (finger or toe)
plant/o sole of foot
pub/o pubis
rachi/o spine
radi/o radius (lower arm)
rhabdomy/o skeleton (straited muscle)
rheumat/o watery flow (collection of fluids in joints)
sacr/o sacrum
scapul/o scapula (shoulder)
scoli/o bent
spondyl/o vertebra
stern/o sternum (breast bone)
synovi/o synovial joint membrane
tars/o tarsal (ankle/foot)
ten/o tendon
tend/o tendon (connective tissue)
tendin/o tendon (connective tissue)
tibi/o shin bone
uln/o ulna (lower arm bone)
vertebr/o vertebra
Created by: Sharon Rainer