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Flashcards in Musculoskeletal System (Ch 10) Deck (37):
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arthr/o

joint

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calc/o

calcium

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calcane/o

calcaneum

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carp/o

carpus (wrist bones)

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cephal/o

head

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cervic/o

neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)

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chondr/o

cartilage

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cost/o

ribs

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crani/o

cranium (skull)

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encephal/o

brain

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femor/o

femur

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fibul/o

fibula (outer bone of leg)

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humer/o

humerus

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lumb/o

loin (lower back)

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metacarp/o

metacarpus (hand bones)

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myel/o

bone marrow; spinal cord

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my/o

muscle

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oste/o

bone

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patell/o

patella

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sacr/o

sacrum

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spin/o

spine

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spondyl/o, vertebr/o

vertebra (back bone)

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stern/o

sternum

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tend/o

tendon

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tibi/o

tibia (inner bone of leg)

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cyst/o

bladder

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enter/o

intestine (usually small intestine)

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hepat/o

liver

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roentgen/o

xrays

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scler/o

hardening; sclera of eye

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-genesis

forming; producing; origin

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en-

in, within

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hemi-

one half

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hypo-

under, below, deficient

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inter-

between

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peri-

around

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quadri-

four