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arthrography

x-ray imaging a joint (with contrast medium)

arthroscopy

visual examination of a joint

arthrocentesis

surgical puncture of a joint to aspirate fluid

electromyogram

(EMG) record of the (instrinsic) electrical activity in a (skeletal) muscle

arthralgia

pain in the joint

atrophy

without development (wasting)

bradykinesia

slow movement

carpal

pertaining to the wrist

cranial

pertaining to the cranium

dyskinesia

difficult movement

dystrophy

abnormal development

femoral

pertaining to the femur

humeral

pertaining to the humerus

hyperkinesia

excessive movement (overactive)

hypertrophy

excessive development

iliofemoral

pertaining to the ilium and femur

intercostal

pertaining to between the ribs

intervertebral

pertaining to between the vertebrae

intracranial

pertaining to within the cranium

ischiofibular

pertaining to the ischium and fibula

ischiopubic

pertaining to the ischium and pubis

lumbar

pertaining to the loins (the part of the back between the thorax and pelvis

lumbocostal

pertaining to the loins and the ribs

lumbosacral

pertaining to the loins and the sacrum

osteoblast

developing bone cell

osteocyete

bone cell

osteonecrosis

abnormal death of bone (tissue)

pelvic

pertaining to the pelvis

pelvisacral

pertaining to the pelvis and the sacrum

pubofemoral

pertianing to the pubis and femur

sacral

pertaining to the sacrum

sacrovertebral

pertaining to the sacrum and the verterbrae

sternoclavicular

pertaining to the sternum and the clavicle

sternoid

resembling the sternum

subcostal

pertaining to below the rib

submandibular

pertaining to below the mandible

submaxillary

pertaining to below the maxilla

subscapular

pertaining to below the scapula

suprapatellar

pertaining to above the patella

symphysis

growing together

vertebrocostal

pertaining to the vertebrae and the ribs

chiropodist

(podiatrist) specialist in treating and dignosing diseases and diorders of the foot

chiropractic

system of therapy that consists of manipulation of the vertebral column

orthopedics

(ortho) branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of diseases and abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system

orthopedist

phsician who specializes in orthopedics

orthotics

making and fitting of orthopedic appliances

orthotist

a person who specializes in orthotics

osteopath

physician who specializes in osteopathy

osteopathy

system of medicine that uses the usual forms of diagnosis and treatment but places greater emphasis on the role of the relation between body organs and the musculoskeletal system

prosthesis

an artificial substitute for a missing body part

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