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3510 week 3

3510 wk 3 terms

cranium portion of the skull that encloses the brain
osteopathy/ osteopath any disease involving the bone
Bursitis an inflammation of a bursa
arthritis an inflammatory a joints
kyphosis abnormal increase in the outward curvature of the thoracic spine
scoliosis abnormal lateral (sideways) curvature of the spine
periostitis an inflammation of periosteum / associated with shin splints
myeloma malignant tumor composed of blood forming tissues of the bone marrow
arthrocentesis surgical puncture of the joint space to remove fluid
autologous originating within an individual
arthrolysis surgical loosening of an ankylosed joint
laminectomy the surgical removal of a lamina, from a vertebra
craniectomy surgical removal of a portion of the skull
craniotomy surgical incision or opening into the skull
osteoclasis surgical fracture of a bone to correct a deformity
osteorrhaphy surgical suturing, or wiring together, of bones
costomalacia abnormal softening of the ribs
rheumatologist specialist who treats diagnosis that involves the inflammation of connective tissues including muscles
chondroplasty surgical repair of damaged cartilage
myelitis inflammation of the bone marrow
polychondritis inflammation of many cartilages
Arthrotomy surgical incision into a joint
craniomalacia abnormal softening of the skull
costitis inflammation of the ribs
spondylodesis surgical fixation of a vertebra
Created by: SSchabow