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MA 130 Terminology List Week 1: Bones and the Axial Skeleton

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L1, L2, Etc.
Lumbar vertebrae.
T1, T2, Etc.
Thoracic vertebrae.
ROM
Range of Motion.
Strep
Streptococcus.
Ad lib
Of desire.
Musculoskeletal
Pertaining to the muscles and the bony skeleton.
Epiphysial
Pertaining to the epiphysis.
-Myel-
Bone marrow.
Achondroplasia
Condition with abnormal early conversion of caritlage to bone leading to dwarfism.
Osteomyelitis
Inflammation of bone tissue.
Sarcoma
Malignant tumor originating in connective tissue.
Osteoporosis
Condition when bones become more porous, brittle, fragile, and more likely to fracture.
Osteocyte
Bone maintaining cell.
Osteomalacia
Soft, flexible bones lacking in calcium.
Detoxification
Removing poison from a tissue or substance.
Orth/o
Straight.
-Path
Disease.
-Malacia
Abnormal softness
-Oma
Tumor, mass.
Chir/o
Hand.
Cranium
The upper part of the skull that encloses and protects the brain.
Zygomat-
Cheek bone.
Scoliosis
An abnormal lateral curvature to the vertebrael column.
Vertebr-
Vertebra