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abnormal development of the pelvic joint causing the head of the femur and the acetabulum not to be aligned properly
intervertebral disc disease
rupture or protrusion of the cushioning disc found between the vertebrae that results in pressure on the spinal cord or spinal nerve roots
degenerative joint disease, most commonly associated with aging (wear-and-tear arthritis)
degeneration or necrosis of bone and cartilage followed by regeneration or recalcification
chronic degeneration of the articular processes and the development of bony outgrowths around the ventral edge of the vertebrae
broken bone in which the site of muscle, tendon, or ligament insertion is detached by a forceful pull
partial fracture - will bend on one side and break on the other; incomplete fracture
act of holding, suturing, or fastening a bone in a fixed position, usually with a bandage or cast
process of dissolving part of the center of an intervertebral disc by injecting a foreign substance
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