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

stiff; mobile

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arthr/o

joint

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articul/o

joint

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burs/o

bursa

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bucc/o

cheek

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carp/o

wrist bones

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chondr/o

cartilage

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clavicul/o

clavicle; collarbone

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coccyg/o

coccyx; tailbone

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cost/o

rib

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crani/o

skull

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electr/o

electricity

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fasci/o

band of fibrous tissue

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femor/o

femur; thighbone

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fibr/o

fiber

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fibul/o

fibula; outer leg bone

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humer/o

humerus; upper arm bone

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ili/o

ilium; pelvic bone, upper section

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ischi/o

ischium; pelvic bone, lower section

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kyph/o

outward curvature of the spine; pertaining to a hump

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lamin/o

lamina

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ligament/o

ligament

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lord/o

forward curvature of the spine; swayback

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mandibul/o

mandible; lower jawbone

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maxill/o

maxilla; upper jawbone

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metacarp/o

hand bones

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metatars/o

foot bones

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myel/o

bone marrow

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my/o

muscle

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orth/o

straight

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oste/o

bone

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patell/o

patella; knecap

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pect/o; pector/o

chest

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ped/o

foot

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pelv/i

pelvis

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phalang/o

finger and toe bones

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pubi/o; pub/o

pubis; pelvic bone, anterior section

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radi/o

radius; outer lower arm bone

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sacr/o

sacrum

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scapul/o

scapula; shoulder blade

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scoli/o

lateral curvature of the spine; crooked; bent

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spondyl/o

vertebra

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stern/o

sternum; breastbone

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tars/o

ankle bones

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ten/o; tendin/o

tendon

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vertebr/o

vertebra

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brady-

slow

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dys-

abnormal; difficult

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intra-

within

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poly-

many

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sub-

below; under

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supra-

above

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-algia

pain

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-asthenia

without feeling or sensation

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-dynia

pain

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-kinesia

movement

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lysis

destruction, breakdown

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-oma

tumor

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-tonia

muscle tone

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-trophy

growth; development