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Chapter 15

CLAS 1111 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Scapula, Phalanx Bone, Olecranon


Department
Classics
Course Code
CLAS 1111
Professor
Jennifer Mah
Chapter
15

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CHAPTER 15
THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
GENERAL TERMS - COMBINING FORMS
COMBINING FORM MEANING
calc/o, calci/o calcium
kyph/o humpback
lamin/o lamina
lord/o curve, swayback
lumb/o loins, lower back
myel/o bone marrow
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
scoli/o crooked bent
spondyl/o vertebra
vertebr/o vertebra
TERMS RELATED TO SPECIFIC BONES - COMBINING FORMS
COMBINING FORM MEANING
acetabul/o acetabulum (hip socket)
calcane/o calcaneus (heel)
carp/o carpals (wrist bones)
clavicul/o calvicle (collar bone)
cost/o ribs (true ribs, false ribs, and floating ribs)
crani/o cranium (skull)
femor/o femur (high bone)
fibul/o fibula (smaller leg bone)
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
ili/o ilium (upper part of pelvic bone)
ischi/o ischium (posterior part of the pelvic bone)
malleol/o malleolus (process on each side of the
ankle)
mandibul/o mandible (lower jawbone)
maxill/o maxilla (uppper jaw bone)
metacarp/o metacarpals (hand bones)
metatars/o metatarsals (handbones)
olecran/o olecranon (elbow)
patell/o patella (kneecap)
pelv/i pelvis (hipbone)
TERMS RELATED TO SPECIFIC BONES - COMBINING FORMS (CONTINUATION)
COMBINING FORM MEANING
perone/o fibula
phalang/o phalanges (finger and/or toe bones)
pub/o pubis (anterior part of the pelvic bone)
radi/o radius (forearm bone-thumb side)
scapul/o scapula (shoulder blade)
stern/o sternum (breast bone)
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