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Flashcards in Musculoskeletal System Deck (16):
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Oste/o

Bone Osteitis, osteoma, osteocyte

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Chondr/o

Cartilage Chondritis, chondroma, chondrocyte

3

Arthr/o

Joint Arthritis, arthroplasty

4

Myel/o

Bone marrow Myeloma

5

Ten/o, tendin/o

Tendon (binds muscle to bone) Tendonitis, tenorrhaphy

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Ligament/o

Ligament (binds bone to bone) Ligamentous injury

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Burs/o

Bursa, “bag”, (shock absorber between tendons and bones) Bursitis

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My/o, myos/o

Muscle Myoma, myositis

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-malacia

Softening Osteomalacia, chondromalacia

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-porosis

Porous Osteoporosis

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-asthenia

Weakness, loss of strength Myasthenia gravis

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-trophy

Development, stimulation, maintenance Atrophy (shriveling of muscles), hypertrophy (increase in size and strength of muscles)

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-algia, algesia

Pain Myalgia, arthralgia, analgesia (take away pain

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Synov/i

Synovial fluid, joint, or membrane

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kin/o, kinesi/o

movement

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Ton/o

Tone; pressure