Musculoskeletal System

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Ankyl/o

Stiff joint

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Arthr/o

Joint

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Articul/o

Joint

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Burs/o

Sac

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Carp/o

wrist

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Cervic/o

Neck

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Chondr/o

Cartilage

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Clavicul/o

Clavicle

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Coccyg/o

Coccyx

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Cortic/o

Outer portion

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Cost/o

Rib

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Crani/o

Skull

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Femor/o

Femur

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Fibul/o

Fibula

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Humer/o

Humerus

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Ili/o

Ilium

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Ischi/o

Ischium

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Kyph/o

Hump

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Lamin/o

Lamina, part of vertebra

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Lord/o

Bent backwards

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Lumb/o

Low back, loin

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Mandibul/o

Mandible

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Maxill/o

Maxilla

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Medull/o

Inner portion

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Metacarp/o

Metacarpals

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Metatars/o

Metatarsals

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Myel/o

Bone marrow, spinal cord

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Orth/o

Straight

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Oste/o

Bone

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Patell/o

Patella

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Ped/o

Child, foot

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Pelv/o

Pelvis

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Phalang/o

Phalanges

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Pod/o

Foot

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Prosthet/o

Addition

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Pub/o

Pubis

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Radi/o

Radius, ray (x-ray)

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Sacr/o

Sacrum

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Sarc/o

Flesh (muscular substance)

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Scapul/o

Scapula

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Scoli/o

Crooked, bent

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Spin/o

Spine

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Spondyl/o

Vertebrae

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Stern/o

Sternum

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Synovi/o

Synovial membrane

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Synov/o

Synovial membrane

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Tars/o

Ankle

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Thorac/o

Chest

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Tibi/o

Tibia

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Uln/o

Ulna

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Vertebr/o

Vertebra

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Kyphosis:

  • Kyph/o
  • -osis

Excessive posterior thoracic curvature -hunchback

Kyph/o = hump

-osis = abnormal condition

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Lordosis:

  • Lord/o
  • -osis

Excessive anterior lumbar curvature - sway back

Lord/o = bent backwards

-osis = abnormal condition

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Scoliosis:

  • Scoli/o
  • -osis

Lateral curvature

Scoli/o = crooked, bent

-osis = abnormal condition