How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

65 terms

The Language of Medicine: Chabner AUS/NZ Chapter 14

STUDY
PLAY
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