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  1. aka soft spots- is a space between bones of an infant's cranium that is covered by a tough membrane
  2. predominantly in females; fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.
  3. occurs when a direct force caused the bone to break
  4. gradually replaces red bone marrow in adult bones, functions as storage for fat tissue and is inactive in formation of blood cells
  5. the process of blood cell formation
  6. compound fracture; broken bone with an open wound

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  1. red marrowdual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, this procedure measures bone densitrty more accurately than dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.

          

  2. osteomalaciaabnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.

          

  3. osteogenic sarcomaabnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.

          

  4. DEXAan abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column, aka swayback.

          

  5. bone marrow aspirationprocedure in which a radioactive substance is injected intravenously and its uptake in bones is measured with a special scanning device

          

  6. greenstick fracturea fracture in which only one side of the shaft is broken, and the other is bent

          

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