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nonvascular, firm connective tissue found mostly in joints; has a rubbery, flexible substance.
condition in which the bones become more porous, brittle, and fragile and more likely to fracture
bent, humpback; condition = normal posterior curve of the spine that can be exaggerated in disease, usually thoracic region
curve, swayback = normal forward curve of the lumbar spine that can be exaggerated in disease
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