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Acetabulum
Cup-like depression in the hip bone which holds the head of the femur
Acoustogram
Record of sounds produced by motion of a joint
Ankylosis
Stiffening or fusion of a joint
Appendicular Skeleton
Bones of the extremities, pelvic girdle and shoulder girdles
Arthralgia
Pain in a joint
Arthrocentesis
Surgical puncture of a joint
Arthroclasia
Artificial breaking of an ankylosed joint to provide movement
Arthroplasty
Surgical repair of a joint
Arthroscopy
Visualization of the interior of the joint
Articulation
Joint
Axial Skeleton
Bones of the skull, thorax, and vertebral column
Calcaneitis
Inflammation of the heel bone
Calcaneodynia
Pain in the heel bone
Chondritis
Inflammation of cartilage
Claudication
Limping
Condyle
Rounded elevation from the bone surface
Costectomy
Surgical removal of the ribs
Crepitation
Grating sound that is heard when ends of a broken bone move together
Fossa
Depression in bone surface
Genu Valgus
Knock-knee
Genu Varus
Bowleg
Greenstick Fracture
A partial fracture, in which only one side of the bone is broken
Hemarthosis
Blood in a joint
Infrasternal
Below the sternum
Ischialgia
Pain in the ischium
Kyphosis
Forward curvature of the lumbar spine; Humpback, Hunchback
Laminectomy
Excision of the vertebrae
Lordosis
Forward curvature of the lumbar spine
Lumbago
Lower back pain
Luxation
Dislocation or displacement of bone from the joint
Malleolus
Forms the bony prominence of the ankle joint
Manubrium
Upper portion of the sternum
Myelocele
Herniation of the spinal cord
Olecranon Process
Forms the bony prominence if the elbow
Osteoarthritis
Inflammation of bones and joints
Osteoblast
Embryonic bone cell
Osteoclasis
Surgical fracture of bone to correct deformities
Osteolysis
Destruction of bone tissue
Osteomalacia
Softening of bone
Osteomyelitis
Inflammation of bone and bone-forming tissues
Osteonecrosis
Destruction and death of bone tissue
Osteoporosis
Disorder which causes bones to become brittle and easily fractured
Osteorrhaphy
Suturing or wiring of bones
Osteosclerosis
Hardening of bone tissue
Paget's Disease
Extensive bone destruction followed by abnormal bone repair
Periostitis
Inflammation of the periosteum
Popliteal
Posterior surface of the knee
Rachialgia
Pain in the spine
Rachicentesis
Surgical puncture into the spinal column
Scapulothoracic
Pertaining to the scapula and chest
Scoliosis
Sideway curvature of the spine
Sesamoid Bone
Bones which do not articulate with other bones
Spiral Fracture
Fracture where the bone has been twisted apart
Spondylitis
Inflammation of the spinal vertebrae
Spondyloarthropathy
Disease of the joints of the spine
Spondylolisthesis
Forward movement of one of the lower vertebrae on the vertebrae below it
Syndactylism
Fusion of two or more toes or fingers
Synovial Fluid
Lubricating substance found in joints
Traction
Pulling force exerted on a limb to return a joint to normal alignment
Tubercle
Small rounded elevation from the bone surface