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Chapter 6

VOCABULARY

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MANUBRIUM THE UPPERMOST PORTION OF THE STERNUM
KYPHOSIS OUTWARD CURVATURE OF THE SPINE
SCOLIOSIS SIDEWARD CURVATURE OF THE SPINE
LORDOSIS INWARD CURVATURE OF THE SPINE
HAIRLINE FRACTURE STRESS FRACTURE
PATELLA KNEECAP
LAMINECTOMY SURGERY THAT CREATES SPACE BY REMOVING THE LAMINA, THE BACK PART OF THE VERTEBRA THAT COVERS YOUR SPINAL CANAL.
OSTEOMYELITIS GENERALIZED INFECTION OF THE BONE AND BONE MARROW
MANDIBLE JAW BONE
CLAVICLE TECHNICAL TERM FOR COLLARBONE
FEMUR THIGH BONE
COCCYX TAILBONE
VERTEBRAE SERIES OF SMALL BONES THAT FORM THE BACKBONE
PERIOSTEUM A DENSE LAYER OF VASCULAR CONNECTIVE TISSE ENVELOPING THE BONES EXCEPT AT THE SURFACES OF THE JOINTS
DIAPHYSIS MAIN SHAFT LIKE PORTION OF THE LONG BONE
EPIPYSIS LOCATED AT EACH END OF THE BONE
OSTEOCYTE MATURE BONE CELLS
FORAMEN HOLE WITHIN A BONE FOR BLOOD VESSELS OR NERVES TO PASS THROUGH
INTERCOSTAL A MUSCLE SITUATED BETWEEN THE RIBS
ORTHOPEDIST TREATS INJURIES OF THE BONES
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