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chp 14 bone

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arthrography
x-ray imaging a joint (with contrast medium)
arthroscopy
visual examination of a joint
arthrocentesis
surgical puncture of a joint to aspirate fluid
electromyogram
(EMG) record of the (instrinsic) electrical activity in a (skeletal) muscle
arthralgia
pain in the joint
atrophy
without development (wasting)
bradykinesia
slow movement
carpal
pertaining to the wrist
cranial
pertaining to the cranium
dyskinesia
difficult movement
dystrophy
abnormal development
femoral
pertaining to the femur
humeral
pertaining to the humerus
hyperkinesia
excessive movement (overactive)
hypertrophy
excessive development
iliofemoral
pertaining to the ilium and femur
intercostal
pertaining to between the ribs
intervertebral
pertaining to between the vertebrae
intracranial
pertaining to within the cranium
ischiofibular
pertaining to the ischium and fibula
ischiopubic
pertaining to the ischium and pubis
lumbar
pertaining to the loins (the part of the back between the thorax and pelvis
lumbocostal
pertaining to the loins and the ribs
lumbosacral
pertaining to the loins and the sacrum
osteoblast
developing bone cell
osteocyete
bone cell
osteonecrosis
abnormal death of bone (tissue)
pelvic
pertaining to the pelvis
pelvisacral
pertaining to the pelvis and the sacrum
pubofemoral
pertianing to the pubis and femur
sacral
pertaining to the sacrum
sacrovertebral
pertaining to the sacrum and the verterbrae
sternoclavicular
pertaining to the sternum and the clavicle
sternoid
resembling the sternum
subcostal
pertaining to below the rib
submandibular
pertaining to below the mandible
submaxillary
pertaining to below the maxilla
subscapular
pertaining to below the scapula
suprapatellar
pertaining to above the patella
symphysis
growing together
vertebrocostal
pertaining to the vertebrae and the ribs
chiropodist
(podiatrist) specialist in treating and dignosing diseases and diorders of the foot
chiropractic
system of therapy that consists of manipulation of the vertebral column
orthopedics
(ortho) branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of diseases and abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system
orthopedist
phsician who specializes in orthopedics
orthotics
making and fitting of orthopedic appliances
orthotist
a person who specializes in orthotics
osteopath
physician who specializes in osteopathy
osteopathy
system of medicine that uses the usual forms of diagnosis and treatment but places greater emphasis on the role of the relation between body organs and the musculoskeletal system
prosthesis
an artificial substitute for a missing body part