Medical Transcription Chapter 13

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osseous

Bony; resembling bone; osteal

chondromalacia

Softening of cartliage

calcaneus

Heel bone; calcanei

crepitus

Grating sound or vibration made by movement of fractured bones (bone fragments); crepitation

trochanter

One of the projections at the upper end of the femur (thigh bone)

ankylosis

Stiffening or rigidity of a joint either as a result of a disease process or from surgery.

kyphosis

Abnormal curving of the spine causing a hunchback.

clavicula

Clavicle; collar bone

diaphysis

Shaft of a long bone.

chondritis

Inflammation of cartilage

parietal

Relating to the walls of a body cavity.

osteophyte

A bony out-growth; projection or bone spur.

ischium

Bone upon which body rests when sitting; fuses with the ilium and pubis to form the pelvis; ischia

scoliosis

Abnormal curvature of the spine to one side.

humerus

The long bone of the upper arm.

dactylomegaly

Abnormal enlargement of one or more fingers or toes.

ankylotic

Relating to or having ankylosis

spondylitis

Inflammation of one or more vertebrae.

rheumatoid

Resembling rheumatism, with paing, inflammation, and deformity of the joints.

ostealgia

Pain in a bone.

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