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B's skeletal system terms

termmeaning
axial skeleton skull, vertebral column, rib cage
appendicular skeleton limb bones, pelvic and pectoral girdles
foramen magnum large opening in base of skull
spondylitis inflammation of the spine
arthroscopy examination of interior of joint with arthroscope
trochanter large blunt process on femur
fossa shallow depression within or on bone
fissure deep groove or slit type opening
orthotics the profession of providing devices to support and straighten the body
podiatrist foot doctor
prosthesis artificial substitute for a missing body part
orthopedics the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of injuries and diseases of musculoskeletal system
arthralgia pain in a joint
arthredema excess fluid in joint
bursitis inflammation of bursa
chondralgia pain in cartilage
chondritis inflammation of cartilage
hemarthrosis blood in joint cavity
hydrarthosis accumulation of watery liquid in joint cavity
ostealgia pain in a bone
osteomyelitis infection of bone marrow
osteitis inflammation of bone
osteochondritis inflammation of bone and cartilage
osteolysis dissolution of bone
osteoarthritis degenerative joint condition that is characterized by the breakdown of articular cartilage
osteosarcoma tumour in a bone
Created by: BethKet