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1-3 Diagnosing Bones and Joint Injuries

Chapter 1 Section 3
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fracture
a break in a bone
dislocation
an injury in which a bone comes out of its joint
sprain
an injury in which the ligaments are stretched too far and tear
X-ray
a form of energy that travels in waves
MRI
a technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce computer generated images of soft tissue
arthritis
a disease of the joints that makes movement painful
arthroscope
instrument used to examine the interior of a joint