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  1. abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.
  2. AKA "OSTEOSARCOMA" - The most common malignant bone tumor, with common sites being the distal femur, proximal tibia & the proximal humerus
  3. compound fracture; broken bone with an open wound
  4. clubfoot
  5. gradually replaces red bone marrow in adult bones, functions as storage for fat tissue and is inactive in formation of blood cells
  6. abnormal lateral curvature of the spine

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  1. epiphysisan abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column, aka swayback.


  2. complete fracturecompound fracture; broken bone with an open wound


  3. red marrowwhere blood cell production occurs throughtout one's life.


  4. impacted fractureoccurs when a direct force caused the bone to break


  5. DEXAprocedure in which a radioactive substance is injected intravenously and its uptake in bones is measured with a special scanning device


  6. bone scandual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, this procedure measures bone densitrty more accurately than dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.