Medix-Skeletal System (yellow mod)

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Acetabulum

cup-like depression in the hip bone which holds the head of the femur.

Acoustogram

Record of sounds produced by motion of a joint.

ankylosis

Stiffening or fusion of a joint.

Appendicular Skeleton

Bones of the extremeities, pelvic girdle and shoulder girdle.

Arthralgia

Pain in the joint

Arthrocentesis

Surgical puncture of a joint

Arthroclasia

Artificial breaking of an ankylosed joint to provide movement.

Arthroplasty

Surgical repair of a joint.

Arthroscopy

Visualization of the interior of the joint.

Articulation

Joint.

Axial Skeleton

Bone of the skull, thorax, and vertebral column

Calcaneitis

Inflammation of the heel bone.

Calcaneodynia

Pain in the heel bone.

Chondritis

Inflammation in the cartilage.

Claudication

Limping

Condyle

Rounded elevation from the bone surface.

Costectomy

Surgical remocal of the ribs

Crepitation

Grating sound that is heard when the ends of broken bones move together.

Fossa

Depression in bone surface.

Genu Valgus

Kock-knee

Genu Varus

Bowleg

Greenstick Fracture

A partial fracture (hair line fracture) in which only one side of the bone is broken.

Hemarthrosis

Blood in the joint

Infrasternal

Below the sternum

Ischialgia

Pain in the ischium

Kyphosis

Forward curvature of the spine (hunchback)

Laminectomy

Excision of the vertebrae

Lordosis

Forward curvature of the spine

Lumbago

Lower back pain

Luxation

Dislocation of bone from the joint

Malleolus

Forms the bony prominence of the ankle joint

Manubrium

Upper portion of the sternum

Myelocele

Herniation of the spinal cord

Olecranon Process

Forms the bony prominence at the elbow

Osteiarthritis

Inflammation of the bones and joints

Osteoblast

Embryonic bone cells

Osteoclasis

Surgical fracture of bone to correct deformities.

Osterlysis

Destruction of bone tissure.

Osteomalacia

Siftening of bone

Osteomyelitis

Inflammation of bone and bone forming tissue.

Osteonecrosis

Destruction and death of bone tissue.

Osteoporosis

Disorder which causes done to become brittle and easly fractured.

Osteorrhaphy

Suturing or wiring of bones.

Paget's Disease

Extensive bone destruction followed by abnormal bone repair.

Periostitis

Inflammation of periosteum.

Popliteal

Posterior surface of the knee.

Rachialgia

Pain in the spine.

Rachicentesis

Surgical puncture into the spinal column.

Scapulothoracic

Pertaining to the scapula and chest.

Scoliosis

Sideway curvature of the spine.

Sesamoid bone

Bones which do not articulate with other bones.

Spiral Fracture

Fracture where the bone has been twisted apart.

Spondylitis

Inflammation of the spinal vertebrea.

Spondyloarthropathy

Disease of the joints in the spine.

Spondylolisthesis

Forward movement of one of thelower vertebrae on the vertebrae below it.

Syndactylism

Fusion of two or more toes or fingers.

Synovial Fluid

Lubricating substance found in joints

Traction

Pulling force exerted on a limb to return a joint to normal alignment.

Tubercle

Small rounded elevation from the bone surface.

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