type of dwarfism; retarded cartilage and/or bone formation
abnormal enlargement of bones (8 to 9 times); overproduction of growth hormone
inflamed fluid-filled sac in a joint
displacement of a bone from its joint
natural arch of the foot rests on the floor
uric acid (urine) in the joints
dull ache in the lumbar region
causes a form of infectious arthritis; caused by a spirochete from the bite of a tick
infection of a bone
deformed and abnormally brittle bones (too much calcium)
tumor composed of bone tissue
softening of bones due to a vitamin D deficiency in adults
bacterial or fungal infection of the bone
porous and brittle bone due to lack of calcium (adults)
inflammation of tissue around a joint
abnormalities in shape and structures of bone caused by vitamin D deficiency (in children)
lateral curvature of the spine
lack of union between lumbar vertebrae
pain in a joint
removal of fluid from a joint
blood in a joint
removal of a portion of a vertebra (to relieve a ruptured disc)
a correction of deformities of the skeletal system
removal of part of a bone
death of a bone
study of bone diseases
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