Musculoskeletal System Chapter 14 Review

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Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots, and Combining Forms
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Meaning of prefix in DETOXIFIXATION...

FROM, OUT OF

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Meaning of the root in EPIPHYSIS...

GROWTH

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Meaning of the prefix in PERIOSTEUM...

AROUND

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Meaning of the root in OSTEOMYELITIS...

BONE MARROW

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Meaning of the prefix in ENDOSTEUM...

WITHIN

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Word element that means cell...

-CYTE

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What is the meaning of these similar prefixes...

ALLO- AND HETERO-

DIFFERENT

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Meaning of the suffix in MENISCECTOMY...

EXCISION

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Meaning of prefix QUADRI-...

FOUR

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Meaning of the suffix in SYNDESMOSIS...

CONDITION

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A patient lying on his or her stomach is said to be in the _____ peosition...

PRONE

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What does ARTHRODESIS mean???

FIXATION OR STIFFENING OF A JOINT BY SURGERY

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What does NECROSIS refer to...

DEATH

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Meaning of suffix in FIBROMYALGIA...

PAIN

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Meaning of suffix in SARCOMA...

TUMOR, MASS

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An opening through a structure...

FORAMEN

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Meaning of suffix in OSTEOPENIA...

DEFICIENCY

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Meaning of the prefix in MALUNION...

BAD

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Meaning of the prefix in ADDUCTION...

TOWARD

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Surgical puncture to remove fluid from a joint...

ARTHROCENTESIS

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Meaning of the prefix in INTERPHALANGEAL...

BETWEEN

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Meaning of the root in ORTHOPEDIC...

CHILD

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Meaning of the suffix in OSTEOCLAST...

BREAKDOWN

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Meaning of the suffix in ACHONDROPLASIA...

FORMATION

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Meaning of the root in SARCOMA...

FLESH

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Meaning of the suffix in RHABDOMYOLYSIS...

DESTRUCTION

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Meaning of the prefix in METACARPAL...

AFTER

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Meaning of the word RESORPTION...

BONE DESTRUCTION

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Meaning of the root in HEMATOMA...

BLOOD

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Fatty, blood forming tissue in the cavities of long bones...

MARROW

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One of the bones of the spinal column...

VERTABRAE

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Characteristic used to determine how a bone is classified...

SHAPE

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Cells that produce the matrix of new bone tissue...

OSTEOBLASTS

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Medical term for a collar bone...

CLAVICLE

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The term FASCIA comes from a LATIN word that means...

A BAND

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Two minerals that are stored by the skeletal system are...

CALCIUM AND PHOSPHORUS

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Muscle shortening due to spasm or fibrosis...

CONTRACTURE

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Visual examination of the interior of a joint...

ARTHROSCOPY

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Adjective form of the word THORAX is...

THORACIC

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Bone of the finger or toes is...

PHALANGES

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Fibrous band that connects muscle to a bone...

TENDON