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ankyl/o
stiff joint
arthr/o
joint
articul/o
joint
burs/o
sac
carp/o
wrist
cervic/o
neck
chondr/o
cartilage
clavicul/o
clavicle, collarbone
coccyg/o
coccyx, tailbone
cost/o
rib
crani/o
skull, head
femor/o
femur, thigh bone
fibul/o
fibula, smaller outer bone of lower leg
humer/o
humerus, upper arm bone
ili/o
ilium, part of hipbone
ischi/o
ischium, part of hipbone
kyph/o
hump
lamin/o
lamina, part of vertebra
lord/o
swayback, curve
lumb/o
loin, lower back
mandibul/o
mandible, jawbone
maxill/o
maxilla, upper jawbone
metacarp/o
metacarpals, hand bones
metatars/o
metatarsals, foot bones
myel/o
bone marrow
orth/o
straight
oste/o
bone
patell/o
patella, knee cap
ped/o
foot
pelv/o
pelvis
phalang/o
phalanges, bones of fingers and toes
pub/o
pubis, part of hipbone
radi/o
radius, lower arm bone
sacr/o
sacrum
scapul/o
scapula, shoulder blade
scoli/o
crooked, bent
spondyl/o
vertabrae, backbone
stern/o
sternum, breastbone
synovi/o
synovial membrane
tars/o
ankle
thorac/o
chest
tibi/o
tibia, inner bone of lower leg
uln/o
ulna, lower arm bone
vertebr/o
vertebra, backbone
-blast
immature, embryonic
-clasia
to surgically break
-desis
stablilize, fuse
-listhesis
slipping
-malacia
abnormal softening
-porosis
porous
-scopy
procedure to visually examine
-tome
instrument to cut
what purpose do bones serve?
serve as the body's frame, protect vital organs, and store minerals.
where does blood cell production take place?
In bone marrow
where do two bones meet and allow for flexibility in the skeleton?
at the joint
what is another for bones?
osseous tissue
bones are formed from what gradual process beginning before birth?
ossification
what is the fetal skeleton formed from?
a cartilage model
immature bone cells are known as what?
osteoblasts
osteoblasts are replaced by what in the adult skeleton?
osteocytes