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tibia

“flute”

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fibula

“clasp” or “buckle”

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patella

“little dish”

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pelvis

“washing basin”

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sacrum (os sacrum)

“holy bone”

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vertebra

derived from the verb vertere, “to turn”

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femur

longest bone in the body

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clavicle

“little key”

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mandible

“to chew”

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humerus

would be correct as umerus, the original Latin word for “shoulder”

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ab- alternative forms

a-, abs-

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ad- alternative forms

ac-, af-, ag-, etc.

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ambi- alternative form

ambo-

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circum- alternative form

circu-

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con- alternative forms

co-, com-, etc.

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dis- alternative forms

di-, dif-

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ex- alternative forms

e-, ec-, ef-

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in- alternative forms

il-, im-, ir-, etc.

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ob- alternative forms

oc-, of-, etc.

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re- alternative form

red-

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sub- alternative forms

suc-, sus-, etc.

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trans- alternative forms

tra-, tran-

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acromion

bony process of the scapula at its juncture with the clavicle

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phalanges

“phalanxes”

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cranium

skull

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ischium

hip

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sternum

breastbone

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maxilla

“jaw”

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occipit

“back of the head”

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squama

“scale”

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external is an english word derived from ?

latin

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acoustic is an english word derived from ?

greek

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meatus is a pure latin word that means ?

“passageway”

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suture

latin for “sewing”

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lacrimal bone

smallest bone of the face (tears)

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coronal suture

located at the crown of the head

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sphenoid bone

“like a wedge”

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mastoid process

“breast-shaped”

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-al alternative forms

-eal, -ial, -ual; adjectival

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-an alternative forms

-ane, -ian; adjectival

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-ic alternative form

-tic; adjectival

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-ile alternative form

-il; adjectival

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hamate

“hook-shaped” bone

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lunate

“moon-shaped” bone

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cuneiform

“shaped like a wedge”

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pisiform

“shaped like a pea”

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hamulus

“little hook” projecting from hamate bone in carpals

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malleolus

“little hammer”

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lateral malleolus

bony protuberance on outside of ankle

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medial malleolus

bony protuberance interior to ankle

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navicular

“like a little boat”

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trapezoid

“like a table”

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scaphoid

“like a boat”

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talus is greek for ?

ankle

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calcaneus is latin for ?

“relating to the heel”

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trapezium

diminutive form of ‘trapezoid”

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adjectival suffixes -aceous, -al, -an, -ar, -ary, -ate, -ic, -ile, -ine

  • “having to do with”

  • “belonging to”

  • “resembling”

  • “characterized by”

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adjectival suffixes -able, -acious, -id, -ile, -itious, -ive, -ory, -ulous, -uous

  • “tending to”

  • “inclined to”

  • “able to be”

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the adjectival suffixes -lent, -ose, -ous

“full of”

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spine comes from the latin spina, meaning ?

“thorn”

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the spine is aka ?

the “vertebral column”

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foramen

latin word for opening (pl. foramina)

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annulus fibrous

“fibrous little ring”

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transverse

“oblique”

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latin word for spinal cord

medulla spinalis

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three meninges

dura mater, arachnoid, pia mater

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lumbar vertebrae (lat. loin)

directly above sacrum and coccyx

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thoracic vertebra

located above the lumbar vertebrae

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vertebra prominens

the seventh and lowest cervical vertebrae

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atlas

supports the base of the cranium

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the transverse processes are joined to the vertebral body by two ?, narrow stem-like structures that get their name from the Latin word for “little foot”

pedicles

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cubital

“at the elbow”

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cubit

the distance from the fingertip to the elbow also became a unit a measurement

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lumbar region

the “small of the back”

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hamate

bone in hand

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ance- alternative forms

-ancy, -ence, -ency

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-ity alternative forms

-ety, -ty

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nominal suffixes -ance, -ity, -ia, -ion, -itude, -or, -y

  • “quality of being”

  • “state of being”

  • “act of”

  • “result of the act of”

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-cle alternative form

-cul-

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-crum alternative form

-cr-

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-men alternative form

-min-

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-trum alternative form

-tr-

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nominal suffixes -cle, -crum, -culum, -men, -ment, -mentum, -trum, -ure, -us

  • “act of”

  • “result of”

  • “means of”

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glans

“acorn”

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penis

originally meant “tail”

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scrotum

“leather pouch”

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testis

can mean both “testicle” and “witness”

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epididymis

“upon the testicles”

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symphysis pubis

“a growing together of the pubic bones”

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praeputium

“foreskin”

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ampulla

“jar,” “container”

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-ble alternative form

-bule

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-bula alternative form

-bulum

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nominal suffixes -arium, -ary, -ble, -bula, -orium, -ory

“place of”

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-ant alternative form

-iant

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-ent alternative form

-ient

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nominal suffixes -ant, -ent, -or

“person or thing doing”

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vagina

“scabbard,” “sheath”

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fornix

“arch”

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-oid

“having the shape of”

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