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CH 15 Skeletal 2

Skeletal System MedTerm Pathology

TermDefinition
Bony benign growth arising from the surface of bone exostosis
Rare, malignant tumor arising in bone; occurring in children Ewing sarcoma
Partially broken bone greenstick fracture
Break in a bone caused by disease pathologic fracture
Broken bone near the wrist joint at the distal end of the radius Colles fracture
Bone is splintered or crushed into several pieces comminuted fracture
Common malignant tumor arising from osteoblasts osteogenic sarcoma
Broken bone in which one fragment is driven firmly into the other impacted fracture
Crackling sound produced when ends of bones rub against each other crepitus
Bone collapses with trauma or as a result of osteoporosis compression fracture
Inflammation of bone and bone marrow secondary to infection osteomyelitis
Congenital abnormality of the hindfoot (involving the talus) talipes
Decrease in bone density with thinning and weakening of bone osteoporosis
Softening of bone with inadequate amounts of calcium in bone osteomalacia
Deficiency of bone; a precursor to osteoporosis osteopenia
Created by: hannahdege
 

 



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