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Medical Transcription Chapter 13

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osseous
Bony; resembling bone; osteal
chondromalacia
Softening of cartliage
calcaneus
Heel bone; calcanei
crepitus
Grating sound or vibration made by movement of fractured bones (bone fragments); crepitation
trochanter
One of the projections at the upper end of the femur (thigh bone)
ankylosis
Stiffening or rigidity of a joint either as a result of a disease process or from surgery.
kyphosis
Abnormal curving of the spine causing a hunchback.
clavicula
Clavicle; collar bone
diaphysis
Shaft of a long bone.
chondritis
Inflammation of cartilage
parietal
Relating to the walls of a body cavity.
osteophyte
A bony out-growth; projection or bone spur.
ischium
Bone upon which body rests when sitting; fuses with the ilium and pubis to form the pelvis; ischia
scoliosis
Abnormal curvature of the spine to one side.
humerus
The long bone of the upper arm.
dactylomegaly
Abnormal enlargement of one or more fingers or toes.
ankylotic
Relating to or having ankylosis
spondylitis
Inflammation of one or more vertebrae.
rheumatoid
Resembling rheumatism, with paing, inflammation, and deformity of the joints.
ostealgia
Pain in a bone.