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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