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Vet. Tech. Worksheet 8

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arthralgia
pertaining to joint pain
atonic
without tone, relaxed
atrophy
decreased development or growth
carpus
wrist
costal
pertaining to the rib
crepitation
nose made from bone rubbing against bone
cruciate
ligament in the knee which provides stability
dewclaw
first digit (thumb) on the foot which can be loosy attached
digit
finger or toe
dysplasia
poor conformation
hock
ancle
hypertrophy
increased development or growth
luxation
displacement
onychectomy
dewclawing
ostectomy
surgical removing of a bone
osteoarthritis
inflammation of the bone & joint
osteomyelitis
inflammation of the bone & marrow
osteoporosis
lose of bone density
osteosarcoma
malignant tumor of the bone tissue
panosteitis
inflammation of the entire bone
patella
knee cap
polydactyl
unusual increased # of toes
stifle
knee joint
tarsus
ankle joint
tetany
extreme muscle spasms
ACL
Anterior Cruciate Ligament
CHD
Canine Hip Dysplasia
Fx
Fracture
IM
Intramuscular
IVDD
Intravertrebral Disc Disease
MS
Musculoskeletal (system)
NSAID
Non-Steriodal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
OFA
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
RADS
Radiographs