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16 terms

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Chondrosarcoma
malignant tumor arising from the cartilage
Myocardial
pertaining to the muscle of the heart
Polymyalgia
pain of many muscles
Chondromalacia
softening of cartilage
Arthrotomy
incision of a joint
Rheumatologist
a physician specializing in rheumatic diseases
Tendinitis
inflammation of a tendon
Synovial fluid
viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.
Atrophy
to waste away
Trochanter
a broad, flat process on the femur, at the upper end of its lateral surface
Fibromyalgia
pain in the muscle fibers
Muscular dystrophy
any of several hereditary diseases of the muscular system characterized by weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles
Hypertrophy
abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ
Abduction
Movement away from the midline
Rhabdomyosarcoma
a highly malignant neoplasm derived from striated muscle
Rhabdomyoma
benign tumor of striated muscle