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kyph/o
humpback
The ________ of Notre Dame
cost/o
ribs
calci/o

calc/o
calcium
metatars/o
metatarsals

(mid foot bones)
crani/o
skull
olecran/o
olecranon bone

(elbow bone)
isch/o
ischium

(Bottom of the three bones in the pelvic girdle)
lord/o
curve; swayback

(normal anterior/posterior curviture of the spine)
clavicul/o
clavicle

(coller bone)
carp/o
carpals

(wrist bones)
calcane/o
calcaneous

(heel bone)
acetabul/o
acetabulum

(hip socket)
spondyl/o
vertebra

(used to make workds about the conditions of the structure)
vertebr/o
vertebra

(used to describe the structure)
scoli/o
crooked; bent

(lateral curviture of the spine)
orth/o
straight
oste/o
bone
lumb/o
lower back; loin
femor/o
femur

(thigh bone)
malleol/o
malleolus

(process on each side of the ankle)
maxilla/o
maxilla

(upper jaw bone)
metacarp/o
metacarpals

(hand bones)
humer/o
humerus

(large bone in the upper arm)
ili/o
illium

(top large bone in the pelvic girdle- looks like elephant ears)
-tome
instrument to cut
-clast
to break
-listhesis
slipping
-malacia
softening
-physis
to grow
-porosis
condition of pores (spaces)
-blast
imbryonic; immature
fibul/o
fibula

(smaller of the two lower leg bones)
lamin/o
lamina

part of the vertebral arch

(individual vertebra)
ankyl/o
stiff
arthr/o
joint
articul/o
joint
burs/o
bursa (bursae plural)

closed sacs of synovial fluid-enclosed within the synovial membrane located near a joint.

they serve as a layer of lubrication between the tissues.
chondr/o
lagiment/o
ligament/o
ligament
rheumat/o
watery flow
synov/o
synovial membrane
ten/o
tendon
tendin/o
tendon
-desis
to bind; tie together
-stenosis
narrowing
dorsi-
back
poly-
many, much
ad-
twards
ab-
away
-trophy
nourshment, development
plant/o
sole of the foot
myos/o
muscle
myocardi/o
heart muscle
my/o
muscle
leiomy/o
smooth (visceral) muscles that line the insides of the walls of the internal organs.
rhabdomy/o
skeletal (striated) muscle connected to bones.
fibr/o
fibrous connective tissue
fasci/o
fascia

forms sheaths enveloping the muscles
ACL
Anterior
Crucient
Ligament
C-1 to C-7
Cervial vertebrae
Ca

CA+
calcium
CTS
Carpal
Tunnel
Syndrome
IM
Intra
Muscular (99% of the time and injection)
L-1 To L-5
Lumbar vertebrae
NSAID
Non
Steroidal
Anti
Inflammatory
Drugs
P
Phosphorus
RA
Rheumatoid Arthritis
RF
Rheumatoid Factor
ROM
Range of motion
T-1 To T-12
Thoracic vertebrae
TMJ
temporalmandibularjoint
AC Joint
acromioclavicular joint
ANA
Antinuclear
Antibody
Test
CK
Serum
Creatine
Kinase
DEXA
Dual Energy X-Ray absorptiometry
DMARD
Disease Modifying antirheumatic drugs
DTR
Deep Tendon Reflexes
EMG
electromyography
ESR
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
Le Cell
Lupas erythematosus
ortho.
orthopedics
or
orthepaedics
Sed Rate
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
SLE
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
myel/o
spinal cord; bone marrow
listhesis
slipping
-asthenia
lack of strength
CPK
creatinine phophokinase
Tx
treatment
MG
myasthenia gravis
NM
neuromuscular (as in junction)
OT
occupational therapy
PT
Physical therapy
Px
Procedure
Bx
Biopsy
K+
Potassium