MA 130 Terminology List Week 1: Bones and the Axial Skeleton

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L1, L2, Etc.

Lumbar vertebrae.

T1, T2, Etc.

Thoracic vertebrae.

ROM

Range of Motion.

Strep

Streptococcus.

Ad lib

Of desire.

Musculoskeletal

Pertaining to the muscles and the bony skeleton.

Epiphysial

Pertaining to the epiphysis.

-Myel-

Bone marrow.

Achondroplasia

Condition with abnormal early conversion of caritlage to bone leading to dwarfism.

Osteomyelitis

Inflammation of bone tissue.

Sarcoma

Malignant tumor originating in connective tissue.

Osteoporosis

Condition when bones become more porous, brittle, fragile, and more likely to fracture.

Osteocyte

Bone maintaining cell.

Osteomalacia

Soft, flexible bones lacking in calcium.

Detoxification

Removing poison from a tissue or substance.

Orth/o

Straight.

-Path

Disease.

-Malacia

Abnormal softness

-Oma

Tumor, mass.

Chir/o

Hand.

Cranium

The upper part of the skull that encloses and protects the brain.

Zygomat-

Cheek bone.

Scoliosis

An abnormal lateral curvature to the vertebrael column.

Vertebr-

Vertebra

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