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acetabul/o
acetabulum;The hollow, cuplike portion of the pelvis into which the head of the thigh bone (femur) fits.
blast/o
embryonic stage of development
calc/o; calc/i
calcium
calcane/o
heel bone
carp/o
wrist
clast, clastic
to break
clavicul/o
collarbone
coccyg/o
coccyx; The last bone of the spinal column
cost/o
ribs
crani/o
skull, cranium
femor/o
femur; The large bone in the thigh that articulates with the pelvis above and the knee below.
fibul/o
fibula; A long bone in the lower leg that is adjacent to the tibia. The fibula supports approximately 1/6th of the body weight and produces the lateral (outer) prominence of the ankle.
gen/o
to produce
humer/o
humerus; The bone of the brachium, or upper part of the arm or fore limb.
ili/o
ilium; The upper and largest, part of the bony pelvic girdle (iliac wing). The ilium articulates on its inner aspect with the sacrum (sacroiliac joint).
ischi/o
ischium; The ventral and posterior of the three principal bones composing either half of the pelvis; seat bone; the huckle bone.
kyph/o
humpback; pertaining to a hump
lamin/o
lamina; Flat sheet,
lord/o
swayback; bent
lumb/o
loins, lower back
malacia
softening
mandibul/o
mandible (lower jaw bone)
mastoid/o
mastoid process;A bony process off the base of the skull that is composed of air cells.
maxill/o
upper jaw
metacarp/o
hand bones
metatars
foot bones
myel/o
spinal cord or bone marrow
olecran/o
elbow
orth/o
straight
oste/o
bone
patell/o; patell/a
kneecap
pelv/i
pelvis
phalang/o
fingers, toes
physis
growth, growing
porosis
passage or pore
pub/o
pubis
rach/i
spinal column
radi/o
radiation; also refers to the radius
scapul/o
shoulder blade
scoli/o
crooked, bent
spondyl/o
vertebra
stern/o
sternum
tars/o
ankle bones
tempor/o
temples of the head
vertebr/o
vertebra; One of 23 bones (excluding the sacrum) in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions that comprise the spine.