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The Language of Medicine 11th Edition
|A rounded, knuckle-like bone process at the joint:
|Which of the following is a cranial bone?
|Which of the following is a facial bone?
|Which structure lines a joint space?
|Skeletal (voluntary) muscle:
|Spongy, porous bone tissue:
|The projection of the temporal bone:
|The rounded depression, or socket, in the pelvis that joins the femur, forming the hip joint:
|Flexible, rubbery connective tissue found in the immature skeleton, at the epiphyseal growth plate, and on joint surfaces:
|Pertaining to the upper arm bone:
|The shaft, or middle portion, of a long bone:
|The proximal bony process of the ulna at the elbow, or the bony point of the elbow when flexed:
|The round process on both sides of the ankle joint:
|Each end of a long bone is called a/an:
|The name used for any type of joint:
|Connective tissue that binds muscles to bones:
|Supporting bundles of bony fibers in cancellous (spongy) bone:
|Bone cell that helps form bony tissue to replace cartilage during ossification:
|Bone cell that absorbs and removes unwanted bony tissue:
|Sac of fluid near a joint to promote smooth sliding of one tissue against another:
|Finger and toe bones are known as:
|The posterior part of the pelvic bone:
|Thin bone that is the smaller of the two lower leg bones:
|Small, flat bone that is also known as the kneecap:
|Seven short bones that are the hindfoot bones:
|The medial (little finger side) forearm bone:
|The lateral forearm bone (in line with the thumb):
|Connective tissue binding bones to other bones:
|One of two flat, triangular bones on each dorsal side of the thorax; also known as:
|The larger of the two bones of the lower leg:
|The combining form for bone:
|What is the combining form for hand bones?
|The combining form for thigh bone:
|Patell/o is the combining form for:
|What is the combining form for skull?
|Scapul/o is the combining form for:
|What is the combining form for heel?
|The suffix -blast means:
|embryonic or immature cell
|The Suffix -clast means:
|The meaning of -malacia:
|The combining form for the upper jawbone:
|What is the combining form for elbow?
|The meaning of phalang/o:
|finger and/or toe bones
|The meaning of -physis:
|The meaning of -listhesis:
|What is the combining form for the upper part of the pelvic bone?
|The combining form for ribs:
|What is the meaning of arthr/o?
|What is the meaning of chondr/o?
|What is the meaning of the suffix -desis?
|to bind, tie together
|The meaning of the suffix -stenosis:
|What is the meaning of the combining form leiomy/o?
|smooth muscle that lines the walls of internal organs
|The meaning of the combining form rhabdomy/o:
|skeletal muscle connected to bones
|The combining form for muscle:
|The combining form for heart muscle:
|The prefix that means away from:
|The meaning of the prefix ad-:
|The term for turning the palm upward:
|The term for turning the palm downward:
|What is the term for straightening of a flexed limb?
|What is the meaning of the term flexion?
|bending a limb
|What is the meaning of the term abduction?
|movement away from the midline of the body
|What is the term that means movement toward the midline of the body?
|What is the term for circular movement around a central point?
|What is the meaning of dorsiflexion?
|backward (upward) bending of the foot
|What is the term for bending the sole of the foot downward toward the ground?
|What is the meaning of the prefix dorsi-?
|Softening of bone, with inadequate amounts of mineral (calcium) in the bone:
|Decrease in bone density (mass) is known as:
|Inflammation of the bone and bone marrow secondary to infection:
|The type of fracture that occurs near the wrist joint at the distal end of the radius:
|A chronic progressive form of arthritis with stiffening of joints, primarily of the spine:
|What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
|a compression of the median nerve as it passes between the ligament and the bones and tendons of the wrist
|What is a ganglion?
|a fluid-filled cyst arising from joint capsules or tendons, typically in the hand
|The enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the base of the big toe:
|Bony growth (benign) arising from the surface of bone:
|A progressive, degenerative joint disease with loss of articular cartilage and hypertrophy of bone at articular surfaces:
|Visual examination of a joint with an arthroscope and television camera:
|The procedure for recording the strength of muscle contraction as a result of electrical stimulation:
|What is arthrocentesis?
|surgical puncture to remove fluid from the joint space
|The procedure that involves taking x-ray images after injection of contramaterial into a joint:
|The surgical repair or replacement of a joint:
|A procedure used to measure bone mass that involves low-energy x-ray absorption in bones of the spinal column, pelvis, and wrist:
|Treatment of dislocations that restores the bones to their normal positions:
|Surgical removal of a portion of the vertebral arch in patients with chronic or recurrent disk herniation:
|A surgical chisel designed to cut bone:
|What is the meaning of tarsectomy?
|surgical removal of a bone of the hindfoot