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Skeletal System - Medical Terminology

Health Science - medical terminology - skeletal system
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ab
away from
duc
move
-tion
process
ab/duc/tion
process of moving away from
ad
to or toward
ad/duc/tion
process of moving toward
arthr
joint
arthr/itis
inflammation of a joint
burs
small purselike sac
bursitis
inflammation of a small sac
carp
wrist
-al
pertaining to
carp/al
pertaining to the wrist
circum
around
circum/duc/tion
process of moving around
end
within
oste
bone
-um
presence of
end/oste/um
presence of lining within the bone
extens
straightening
extens/ion
process of straightening
flex
bend
flex/ion
process of bending
kyph/osis
process of being hunchbacked
lord
bending backward, swayback
kyph
humpback or hunchback
lord/osis
process of bending backward, inward curvature of the spine
meta
beyond
meta/carp/al
pertaining to beyond the wrist, bones of the palm of the hand
osteo/arthr/itis
inflammation of the joint
poro
pores in the bone
-sis
abnormal condition
osteo/poro/sis
abnormal condition of pores in the bone
peri
around
peri/oste/um
presence of lining around the bone
prona
placing face down
prona/tion
process of being face down
rheumat
painful changes in the joints
supina
placing on the back
supina/tion
process of placing on the back
rheumat/oid
resembling painful changes in the joints
-oid
resembling
Fx
fracture
OA
osteoarthritis
OP
osteoporosis
RA
rheumatoid arthritis
CR
closed reduction