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chp.3 skeletal

med term

The medical term meaning inflammation of a bursa is___________. bursitis
The surgical removal of the synovial membrane from a joint is a/an _____________. synovectomy
A marked loss of bone density and an increase in bone porosity is known as_________. osteoporosis
The term that means pertaining to the formation of blood cells is_________. hemopoietic
The medical term meaning inflammation of the periosteum is____________. periostitis
The term referring to the posterior surface of the knee is__________. popliteal
A surgical incision into the skull is a/an_________. craniotomy
An inflammation of the cartilage that connects a rib to the sternum is________. costochondritis
A bone disorder that destroys normal bone structure and replaces it with scar-like tissue is__________. fiberous displasia
Cancer in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow is called a/an__________. myeloma
A congenital defect in which the spine fails to close around the spinal cord. spina bifida
Degenerative condition of the spinal structure. spondylosis
Rheumatoid arthritis that causes inflammation between the vertebrae. ankylosing spondylitis
Pain of the lumbar region. lumbago
Rupture of the intervertebral disk that causes pressure on spinal nerve roots. herniated disk
A_______ __________,which is a fracture of the wrist, is associated with osteoporosis. Colles' fracture
The head of the femur meets with the pelvis at the ___________, forming the hip join acetabulum
The surgical destruction of bone tissue. osteoclasis
The surgical suturing or joining of fragments of broken bone, usually by wiring them together. osteorraphy
surgical fixation of a joint arthrodesis
a bone disorder in which scar-like (fibrous) tissue develops in place of normal bone. Fibrous dysplasia
A/An ______________is the surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity caused by the abnormal shortening of a muscle tenotomy
The surgical anchoring of a tendon, as to a bone. tenodesis
the operation of freeing a tendon from adhesions. tenolysis
The carpals are the bones of the________. hand
_________ connect one bone to another bone. Tendons
A _________ fracture is straight across the bone. transverse
What is the smaller bone of the forearm ? ulna
What term means an opening in a bone through which blood vessels,nerves,and ligaments pass? foremen
Red bone marrow manufactures red blood cells, white blood cells, thrombocytes, and hemoglobin. What term describes this process? Hemopoietic
What is the upper leg bone? Femur
Created by: Mrs. Franks
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