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Chap 15 Bone Terms

Terms and Definitions of Bones
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osteomyelitis
inflammation of the bone and bone marrow
osteoporosis
decrease in bone density
osteomalacia
softening of the bone
osteogenic sarcoma
malignant tumor of the bone
osteotome
instrument to cut the bone
verebroplasty
surgical repair of the vertebrae
osteoblast
baby bone cell
osteoclast
to break bone
pubic symphysis
to grow together pertaining to the pubis
epiphysis
to grow on
spondylolisthesis
slipping of the vertebrae
spondylosis
abnormal condition of the vertebrae
scoliosis
abnormal condition of crooked spinal column
osteogensis
formation of the bone
osteodystrophy
decrease development of the bone
osteitis
inflammation of the bone
orthopedics
pertaining to straight child
myelopoiesis
formation of the bone marrow
lumbosacral
pertaining to lower back and the sacrum
lordosis
abnormal condition of swayback
laminectomy
removal of the lamina
kyphosis
abnormal condition of the hunchback
decalcification
process of making less calcium
hypercalcemia
blood condition of excessive calcium
osteocyte
bone cell
orthopedists
specialist who straighten children
chiropractor
one who manipulates with their hand