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Medical Terminology Worksheet 7

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Endosteum
Membrane lining the marrow cavity of a bone
Periosteum
Membrane that surrounds bone except at the articulating surfaces
Arthritis
Inflammation of a joint usually a companied by pain and frequently changes in structure
Osteoporosis
Decrease in bone mass with formation of pores or spaces in normally mineralized bone tissue
Osteomyelitis
Inflammation of bone and bone marrow caused by a bacterial infection
Laminectomy
Removal of a piece of backbone (lamina) to relieve pressure on nerves from a herniating disk
Arthroscopy
Process of visual examination of a joint
Dystrophy
Progressive weakening of a body part, such as a muscle
Myalgia
Pain in a muscle or muscles
Polymyositis
A relatively uncommon inflammatory disease of skeletal muscles
DKA
diabetic ketoacidosis
DM
diabetic mellitus
IDDM
insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
NIDDM
non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
DNR
do not resuscitate