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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 extremities, pelvic girdle and shoulder girdles

Arthralgia

Pain in a 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

Bones of the skull, thorax, and vertebral column

Calcaneitis

Inflammation of the heel bone

Calcaneodynia

Pain in the heel bone

Chondritis

Inflammation of cartilage

Claudication

Limping

Condyle

Rounded elevation from the bone surface

Costectomy

Surgical removal of the ribs

Crepitation

Grating sound that is heard when ends of a broken bone move together

Fossa

Depression in bone surface

Genu Valgus

Knock-knee

Genu Varus

Bowleg

Greenstick Fracture

A partial fracture, in which only one side of the bone is broken

Hemarthosis

Blood in a joint

Infrasternal

Below the sternum

Ischialgia

Pain in the ischium

Kyphosis

Forward curvature of the lumbar spine; Humpback, Hunchback

Laminectomy

Excision of the vertebrae

Lordosis

Forward curvature of the lumbar spine

Lumbago

Lower back pain

Luxation

Dislocation or displacement 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 if the elbow

Osteoarthritis

Inflammation of bones and joints

Osteoblast

Embryonic bone cell

Osteoclasis

Surgical fracture of bone to correct deformities

Osteolysis

Destruction of bone tissue

Osteomalacia

Softening of bone

Osteomyelitis

Inflammation of bone and bone-forming tissues

Osteonecrosis

Destruction and death of bone tissue

Osteoporosis

Disorder which causes bones to become brittle and easily fractured

Osteorrhaphy

Suturing or wiring of bones

Osteosclerosis

Hardening of bone tissue

Paget's Disease

Extensive bone destruction followed by abnormal bone repair

Periostitis

Inflammation of the 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 vertebrae

Spondyloarthropathy

Disease of the joints of the spine

Spondylolisthesis

Forward movement of one of the lower 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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