Medical Term in a Flash, Sharon Eagle - Chap 10

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arthr/o

joint

arthrocentesis

surgical puncture of a joint

carp/o

carpus

carpectomy

surgical removal of a carpus

cervic/o

neck

cervicodynia

pain in the neck

chondr/o

cartilage

chondrodysplasia

difficult or painful (abnormal) cartilage development

cost/o

ribs

costochondritis

inflammation of the ribs and cartilage

crai/o

cranium

craniocerebral

pertaining to the cranium and brain

femor/o

fibula

fibular

pertaining to the fibula

humer/o

humerus

humeral

pertaining to the humerus

lamin/o

lamina

laminectomy

surgical removal of the lamina

lumb/o

lower back

lumbodynia

pain in the lower back

metacarp/o

metacarpus

metacarpetomy

surgical removal of the metacarpus

myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

myeloplegia

paralysis of the spinal cord

my/o

muscle

myocardial

pertaining to the heart muscle

orth/o

straight

orthopnea

breathing straight (upright)

oste/o

bone

osteolytic

pertaining to destruction of the bone

patell/o

patella

patellapexy

surgical fixation of the patella

pelv/i

pelvis

pelvimeter

instrument for measuring the pelvis

phalang/o

phalanges

phalangitis

inflammation of the phalanges

stern/o

sternum

sternocostal

pertaining to the sternum and ribs

ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o

tendon

tenodynia

pain in the tendon

tendotome

instrument used to cut a tendon

tendinous

pertaining to a tendon

thorac/o

thorax

thoracolumbar

pertaining to the thorax and lower back

tibi/o

tibia

tibifibular

pertaining to the tibia and fibula

vertebr/o

vertebrae

vertebroplasty

surgical repair of the vertebrae

AKA

above the knee amputation

AP

anterioposterior

BKA

below the knee amputation

C1-C7

1st cervical vertebra, 2nd cervical vertebra

DJD

dengenerative joint disease (osteroarthritis)

Fx

fracture

IM

intramuscular

L1-L5

1st lumbar vertebrae, 2nd lumbar vertebrae

ortho

orthopedic or straight

RA

rheumatoid arthritis

S1-S5

1st sacral vertebra, 2nd sacral vertebra

T1-T12

1st thoracic vertebra, 2nd thoracic vertebra

THR

total hip replacement

TKR

total knee replacement

carpal tunnel

compression of median nerve causes pain or numbness in the wrist, hand, and fingers

contracture

fibrosis of connective tissue which decreases mobility of a joint

crepitation

a grating sound from broken bones or a clicking or crackling sound from joints

gout

hereditary form of arthritis characterized by uric acid accumulation in the joints, especially in the great toe

herinated disk

herination of the soft center of an intervertebral disk between two vertebrae

kyphosis

abnormal increase in curvature of thoracic vertebrae, causing "hunchback"

lordosis

abnormal increase in curvature of lumbar vertebrae causing "swayback"

muscular dystrophy

hereditary, progressive, terminal disease that causes muscle atrophy and death usually by the age of 20

myasthenia gravis

autoimmune motor disorder that causes progressive muscle fatigue and weakness

osteoarthritis

type of arthritis marked by progressive cartilage deterioration in synovial joints and vertebrae

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