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Flashcards in Supplement: Word roots, Musculoskeletal System Deck (51):
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ankyl/o

crooked, stiff, bent

2

aponeur/o

aponeurosis

3

arthr/o

joint

4

burs/o

bursa (cavity)

5

carp/o

carpals (wrist bones)

6

chondr/o

cartilage

7

clasia, clasis, clast

break

8

clavic/o, clavicul/o

clavicle (collarbone)

9

cost/o

rib

10

crani/o

cranium (skull)

11

desis

surgical fixation, fusion

12

disk/o

intervertebral disk

13

femor/o

femur (upper leg bone)

14

fibul/o

fibular (lower leg bone)

15

humer/o

humerus (upper arm bone)

16

ili/o

ilium

17

inter

between

18

ischi/o

ischium

19

kinesi/o

movement, motion

20

kyph/o

hump

21

lamin/o

lamina (thin, flat plate or layer)

22

lord/o

bent forward

23

lumb/o

loin, lumbar region of the spine

24

mandibul/o

mandible (lower jawbone)

25

maxill/o

maxilla (upper jawbone)

26

menisc/o

meniscus (crescent)

27

my/o, myos/o

muscle

28

myel/o

bone marrow

29

oste/o

bone

30

patell/o

patella (kneecap)

31

pelv/i, pelv/o

pelvis, pelvic bone

32

petr/o

stone

33

phalang/o

phalanges (finger or toe bones)

34

physis

growth

35

pub/o

pubis

36

rachi/o

spine, vertebral column

37

radi/o

radius (lower arm bone)

38

sacr/o

sacrum

39

scapul/o

scapula (shoulder blade)

40

schisis

split, fissure

41

scoli/o

crooked, curved

42

spondyl/o

vertebra

43

stern/o

sternum (breastbone)

44

supra

above

45

sym, syn

together, joined

46

synovi/o

synovia, synovial membrane

47

tars/o

tarsals (ankle bones)

48

ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o

tendon

49

tibi/o

tibia (lower leg bone)

50

uln/o

ulna (lower arm bone)

51

vertebr/o

vertebra

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