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Medical Terminology for Health Professions Chapter 3 words activity
|The large circular cavity in each side of the pelvis that articulates with the head of the femur to form the hip joint, also known as the hip socket.
|Originating within another.
|A form of rheumatoid arthritis that primarily causes inflammation of the joints between the vertebrae.
|The surgical fusion of two bones to stiffen a joint, such as an ankle, elbow, or shoulder.
|The surgical loosening of an ankylosed joint.
|The visual examination of the internal structure of a joint.
|Originating within an individual.
|A slow-growing benign tumor derived from cartilage cells.
|The abnormal softening of cartilage.
|One in which the bone is splintered or crushed.
|A broken bone that occurs when the bone is pressed together on itself.
|An inflammation of the cartilage that connects a rib to the sternum.
|A malformation of the skull due to the premature closure of the cranial sutures.
|The grating sound heard when the ends of a broken bone move together.
|dual x-ray absorptiometry
|Low-exposure radiographic measurement of the spine and hips to measure bone density.
|A bone disorder of unknown cause that destroys normal bone structure and replaces it with fibrous (scarlike) tissue.
|An abnormal enlargement of the joint at the base of the great toe, also known as a bunion.
|Blood within a joint.
|Pertaining to the formation of blood cells.
|A fracture treatment in which a plate or pins are placed directly into the bone to hold the broken pieces in place.
|juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
|An autoimmune disorder that affects children ages 16 years or less with symptoms that include stiffness, pain, joint swelling, skin rash, fever, slowed growth, and fatigue.
|An abnormal increase in the outward curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side.
|The surgical removal of a lamina or posterior portion of a vertebra.
|An abnormal increase in the forward curvature of the lumbar spine.
|Pain of the lumbar region of the spine, also known as low back pain.
|A rounded bony projection on the tibia and fibula on the sides of each ankle joint.
|The bony structure that forms the upper portion of the sternum.
|The five bones that form the palms of the hand.
|Form that part of the foot to which the toes are attached.
|A type of cancer that occurs in blood-making cells found in the red bone marrow.
|A break in which the bone is broken and there is an open wound in the skin.
|A physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders involving the bones, joints, and muscles.
|A mechanical appliance, such as a leg brace or a splint, that is specially designed to control, correct, or compensate for impaired limb function.
|An inflammation of a bone.
|The form of arthritis that is most commonly associated with aging.
|A benign bony projection covered with cartilage.
|The surgical fracture of a bone to correct a deformity.
|Abnormal softening of bones in adults.
|An inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone.
|The death of bone tissue due to insufficient blood supply.
|Thinner than- average bone density.
|A marked loss of bone density and an increase in bone porosity that is frequently associated with aging.
|osteoporotic hip fracture
|Usually caused by weakening of the bones due to osteoporosis and can occur either spontaneously or as the result of a fall.
|The surgical suturing, or wiring together, of bones.
|A bone disease of unknown cause characterized by the excessive breakdown of bone tissue, followed by abnormal bone formation.
|Occurs when a weakened bone breaks under normal strain.
|Performed to treat osteoporosis-related compression fractures.
|An inflammation of the periosteum.
|Specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the foot.
|A substitute for a diseased or missing body part, such as a leg that has been amputated.
|A chronic autoimmune disorder in which the joints and some organs of other body systems are attacked.
|A deficiency disease occurring in children.
|An abnormal lateral (sideways) curvature of the spine.
|A congenital defect that occurs during early pregnancy when the spinal canal fails to close completely around the spinal cord to protect it.
|A fracture in which the bone has been twisted apart.
|The forward slipping movement of the body of one of the lower lumbar vertebrae on the vertebra or sacrum below it.
|A degenerative disorder that can cause the loss of normal spinal structure and function.
|The partial displacement of a bone from its joint.
|The surgical removal of a synovial membrane from a joint.
|The boney structure units of the spinal column.