The Language of Medicine: Chabner AUS/NZ Chapter 14

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Calc/o

calcium

kyph/o

humpback

lamin/o

lamina

lord/o

curve, sway back

lumb/o

loins, lower back

myel/o

bone marrow

orth/o

straight

osse/o

bone

oste/o

bone

scoli/o

crooked, bent

spondyl/o

vertebra

vetebr/o

vetebra

acetabul/o

acetabulum

calcane/o

calcaneus

carp/o

carpals

clavicul/o

clavicle

cost/o

ribs

crani/o

cranium

femor/o

femur

fibul/o

fibula

humer/o

humerus

ili/o

illium

isch/o

ischium

malleol/o

malleolus

madibul/o

mandible

maxill/o

maxilla (upper jaw)

metacarp/o

metacarpals

metatars/o

metatarsals

olecran/o

olecranon (elbow)

patell/o

patella

pelv/i

pelvis

perone/o

fibula

phalang/o

phalanges

pub/o

pbis

radi/o

radius

scapul/o

scapula

stern/o

sternum (breast bone)

tars/o

tarsals

tibi/o

tibia

uln/o

ulna

-blast

immature cell

-clast

to break

-listhesis

slipping

-malacia

softening

-physis

to grow

-tome

instrument to cut

ankyl/o

stiff

articul/o

joint

burs/o

bursa

ligament/o

ligament

rheumat/o

watery flow

synov/o

synovia

ten/o

tendin

tendin/o

tendon

-desis

bind or tie together

-stenosis

narrowing

fasci/o

fascia

leiomy/o

visceral, smooth muscle

plant/o

sole of foot

rhabdomy/o

striated, skeletal muscle

myos/o

muscle

dorsi-

back

poly-

many,much

-asthenia

lack of strength

-trophy

development, nourishment

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