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Flashcards in Musculoskeletal System Deck (30)
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ankyl/o

crooked or stiff

2

arthr/o, articul/o

joint

3

brachi/o

arm

4

cervic/o

neck

5

chondr/o

cartilage (gristle)

6

cost/o

rib

7

crani/o

skull

8

dactyl/o

digit (finger or toe)

9

fasci/o

fascia (a band)

10

femor/o

femur

11

fibr/o

fiber

12

kyph/o

humped-back

13

lei/o

smooth

14

lord/o

bent

15

lumb/o

loin (lower back)

16

my/o, myos/o, muscul/o

muscle

17

myel/o

bone marrow or spinal cord

18

oste/o

bone

19

patell/o

knee cap

20

pelv/i

pelvis (basin) or hip bone

21

radi/o

radius

22

rhabd/o

rod-shaped or striated (skeletal)

23

sarc/o

flesh

24

scoli/o

twisted

25

spondyl/o, vertebr/o

vertebra

26

stern/o

sternum (breastbone)

27

ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o

tendon (to stretch)

28

thorac/o

chest

29

ton/o

tone or tension

30

uln/o

ulna