Med Term Chapter 10

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proximal

A directional word meaning near the point of attachment to the trunk is:

rickets

A disease in children in which an inefficient mineralization of the bone-forming tissue causes deformities is:

all extremities

An individual with quadriplegia has paralysis is:

Paget disease

Another name for osteitis deformans is:

lower back

A patient with lumbodynia has pain in the:

arthrodynia

A person with inflammation of a joint experiences:

B and D

A physician who specialized in the use of x-rays for diagnosis and treatment of disease is:

neck

Cervicofacial refers to the face and:

talipes

Congenital deformity of the foot, also called clubfoot, is:

moving the foot outward

Eversion of the foot refers to:

contracture

Fibrosis of connective tissue is skin, fascia, muscle, or joint capsule that prevents normal mobility is:

ribs

Intercostal muscles are located between the:

cartilage

Intervertebral disks are composed of:

osteomalacia

Select the term that has an opposite meaning of osteosclerosis:

bone marrow

Site where hematopoiesis occurs is the:

first cervical vertebra

The atlas supports the skull and is the:

muscle to bone

The function of a tendon is to attach:

osteorrhaphy

The medical term for suture of a bone is:

pelves

The plural form of pelvis is:

C2

The second vertebra is identified as:

muscle

The term myotomy means incision of:

vertebrea

The term spondylitis refers to an inflammation of the:

sprain

Trauma to a joint that causes injury to the surrounding ligament is called:

appendicular

Two main divisions of the skeleton are the axial and the BLANK skeleton:

scoliosis

What is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine called?

hypercalcemia

What is an excessive amount of calcium in the blood called?

sequestrum

What is a segment of necrosed bone called?

coccyx

What is the anatomical term that refers to the tail of the vertebral column?

humerus

What is the bone of the upper arm called?

gout

What is the disease characterized by excessive uric acid called?

arth/o

joint

my/o

muscle

cervic/o

neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)

cost/o

ribs

orth/o

straight

pelv/o

pelvis

ankyl/o

stiffness; bent, crooked

ten/o

tendon

oste/o

bone

chondr/o

cartilage

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