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Skel/Musc- Pathology

TermDefinition
total hip arthroplasty hip replacement surgery
myoma benign (noncancerous) tumor of muscle tissue
muscular dystrophy progressive, crippling disease of the muscles
osteoma tumor comprised of bone
ruptured disk slipped disk, usually in lower back
torn ligament tissue at a joint is stretched
tendonitis inflammation of a tendon (muscle to bone)
mandible fracture broken lower jaw
chondritis inflammation of the cartilage
scoliosis lateral curvature of the spine
arthroplasty plastic repair of a joint
rheumatoid arthritis inflammation of the joints, 20-40 year olds, stiffness
osteoarthritis chronic inflammation of the joints, older person
costectomy removal of a rib
osteomyelitis inflammation of the bone and bone marrow
fracture broken bone
atrophy without development
cranial pertaining to the cranium
sternal puncture insertion of a needle into sternum, bone marrow
arthrogram x-ray of a joint
laminectomy removal of the lamina, for ruptured disk
arthralgia pain in a joint
craniotomy incision into the skull
dystrophy bad or faulty development
orthopedics the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the muscles, bones, or fracture of bones
osteoporosis abnormal condition causing bone to become brittle, Ca
Created by: jyoung271