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Med Term Chapter 10

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proximal
A directional word meaning near the point of attachment to the trunk is:
rickets
A disease in children in which an inefficient mineralization of the bone-forming tissue causes deformities is:
all extremities
An individual with quadriplegia has paralysis is:
Paget disease
Another name for osteitis deformans is:
lower back
A patient with lumbodynia has pain in the:
arthrodynia
A person with inflammation of a joint experiences:
B and D
A physician who specialized in the use of x-rays for diagnosis and treatment of disease is:
neck
Cervicofacial refers to the face and:
talipes
Congenital deformity of the foot, also called clubfoot, is:
moving the foot outward
Eversion of the foot refers to:
contracture
Fibrosis of connective tissue is skin, fascia, muscle, or joint capsule that prevents normal mobility is:
ribs
Intercostal muscles are located between the:
cartilage
Intervertebral disks are composed of:
osteomalacia
Select the term that has an opposite meaning of osteosclerosis:
bone marrow
Site where hematopoiesis occurs is the:
first cervical vertebra
The atlas supports the skull and is the:
muscle to bone
The function of a tendon is to attach:
osteorrhaphy
The medical term for suture of a bone is:
pelves
The plural form of pelvis is:
C2
The second vertebra is identified as:
muscle
The term myotomy means incision of:
vertebrea
The term spondylitis refers to an inflammation of the:
sprain
Trauma to a joint that causes injury to the surrounding ligament is called:
appendicular
Two main divisions of the skeleton are the axial and the BLANK skeleton:
scoliosis
What is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine called?
hypercalcemia
What is an excessive amount of calcium in the blood called?
sequestrum
What is a segment of necrosed bone called?
coccyx
What is the anatomical term that refers to the tail of the vertebral column?
humerus
What is the bone of the upper arm called?
gout
What is the disease characterized by excessive uric acid called?
arth/o
joint
my/o
muscle
cervic/o
neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)
cost/o
ribs
orth/o
straight
pelv/o
pelvis
ankyl/o
stiffness; bent, crooked
ten/o
tendon
oste/o
bone
chondr/o
cartilage