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Med Term 10


Three types of muscles Skeletal, Smooth, & Cardiac
Types of Bones Short, Irregular, Flat, Long
Cranio- Cranuim
Femor- Femur
Patell- Patella
Tibi- Tibia
Carp- Carpals
Pelv- Pelvis
Maxill- Maxilla
Scapul- Scapula
Vertebr- Vertebra
Stern- Sternum
Cost- Ribs
Radi- Raduis
Fibul- Fibula
Tars- Tarsals
Phalang- Phalanges
Define: Costochondritis Inflammation of ribs and cartilage
Define: Act of measuring pelvis Pelvimetry
Define: Osteoclast Cells that break down bone
Define: Periostitis Inflammation around bone
Define: Subcostal Pertaining to under or below ribs
Define: Sternocostal Pertaining to the sternum and ribs
Define: Osteoporosis Porous bone
Define: Myoma Tumor of muscle
Define: Myorrhexis Rupture of muscle
Define: Ankylosis Abnormal condition of being stiff, bent, or crooked
Define: Chondromalacia Softening of cartilage
Define: Atrhroscopy Visual examination of a joint
List 8 common types of fractures. Closed, open, complicated, comminuted, impacted, incomplete, Greenstick, Colles
Define: Spondylolisthesis Forward slipping of one vertebra onto the one below it
Define: Talipes Deformity of the foot and ankle, in which the foot is twisted and fixed in an abnormal position.
Created by: irsangal
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