Musculoskeletal System

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to move away from

abduction

referring to acetabulum -- cup shaped hip joint

acetabulo-

to move towards

adduction

bent/ fixed

ankylo-

joint/ articulation

arthro-

fixation of a joint

ankylosis

referring to a bursa --> closed sac or envelope with synovial lining and containing fluid

burso-

bone with a lattice or spongy structure

cancellous

referring to the wrist ( carpus)

carpal

chondro

cartilage

-clast

to break apart

collagen

naturally occurring proteins

condyle

rounded projection on the bone

costo-

ribs

coxo-

relating to the hip

desmo-

ligmanent

diaphysis

the shaft of the bone

epiphysis

top of the bone

fasico-

sheet or band of connective tissue

fibro-

containing fibrous tissue

fissure

groove or deep furrow

flexion

decrease the joint angle

foramen

opening

fossa

small cavity or depression

ischium

hip

kinesio-

movement

kyphosis

"hump", curvature of the back

Lacuna

gap

lapro-

abdominal wall

leiomyo-

arising from smooth muscle

metaphysis

next to the physis

myo-

muscle

-mysium

connective tissue

osteo-

bone

palmar

pertaining to the palm

phalanx, phalango-

fingers, toes

plantar

having to do with the sole of the foot

-plasty

plastic surgery

rhabdomyo-

striated or skeletal

sarco-

flesh

scoliosis

curving of the spine

sterno-

sternum

suture

to join

symphysis

is a fibrocartilaginous fusion between two bones. A type of articulation

synovio-

relating to synvoial membrane or synovial fluid in the joint.

tarsus

ankle

tendo-, teno-

relating to a tendon

trochanter

part of the thigh bone ( femur)

tubercle

round nodule, bony eminence, or small outgrowth

volar

sole of foot or palm of hand

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