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Ch 15 Muscular/skel

Musculoskeletal terms

TermDefinition
athralgia joint pain
arthrocentesis puncture to withdraw fluid from a joint
arthroclasia surgically breaking a joint
arthrodesis fusion of a joint
arthrogram record of a joint
arthritis joint inflammation
arthrotomy incision into a joint
arthroscope instrument to view inside a joint
bursectomy removal of a bursa
buritis inflammation of a bursa
chondrectomy removal of cartilage
chondromalacia cartilage softening
chondroma cartilage tumor
chondroplasty surgical
cortical pertaining to the outer portion
intracranial pertaining to inside the skull
craniotomy incision into the skull
medullary pertaining to the inner portion
myeloma bone marrow tumor
ostealgia bone pain
osteochondroma bone and cartilage tumor
osteoclasia to surgically break a bone
osteomyelitis inflammation of bone and bone marrow
osteotomy incision into a bone
osteopathy bone disease
osteotome instrument to cut bone
synovitis inflammation of synovial
synovectomy removal of the synovial membrane
intravertebral pertaining to between vertebrae