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Ch 12 voc. review 2

Diseases of the Joints and Ligaments

arthr/o- articul/o- joint
alg/o- pain
dis- away from
locat/o- place
congenit/o- present at birth
metabolic disorder of high level of uric acid in blood. uric acid moves from the blood into the soft tissues and forms crystals known as TOPHI GOUT
blood in the joint cavity from trauma or penetrated wound. is common in hemophiliac patients hemarthrosis
sharp bone spur that causes pain osteophyte
-phyte growth
gener/o- production; creation
rheumat/o- watery discharge
-oid resembling
overstretching or tearing of a ligament sprain
tear of the cartilage pad of the knee because of an injury torn meniscus
Created by: ricrom81