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Flashcards in Ch 5 - Musculoskeletal Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes Deck (60)
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ankyl/o

stiff; mobile

2

arthr/o

joint

3

articul/o

joint

4

burs/o

bursa

5

bucc/o

cheek

6

carp/o

wrist bones

7

chondr/o

cartilage

8

clavicul/o

clavicle; collarbone

9

coccyg/o

coccyx; tailbone

10

cost/o

rib

11

crani/o

skull

12

electr/o

electricity

13

fasci/o

band of fibrous tissue

14

femor/o

femur; thighbone

15

fibr/o

fiber

16

fibul/o

fibula; outer leg bone

17

humer/o

humerus; upper arm bone

18

ili/o

ilium; pelvic bone, upper section

19

ischi/o

ischium; pelvic bone, lower section

20

kyph/o

outward curvature of the spine; pertaining to a hump

21

lamin/o

lamina

22

ligament/o

ligament

23

lord/o

forward curvature of the spine; swayback

24

mandibul/o

mandible; lower jawbone

25

maxill/o

maxilla; upper jawbone

26

metacarp/o

hand bones

27

metatars/o

foot bones

28

myel/o

bone marrow

29

my/o

muscle

30

orth/o

straight