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Collagen
fibrous protein or connective tissue
gout
inflammation of the joints,form of acute arthritis
sarcomas
cancers that arise from cinnective tissue
chondrosarcoma
composed of masses of cartilage
fibrosarcoma
malignant tumor containing fibrous tissue
leukemias
unrestrained growth of leukocytes
multiple myeloma
presence of many tumor masses in the bone and bone marrow
osteitis deformans
chronic bone inflammation
simple fracture
bone is broken but does not puncture the skin surface
compound fracture
broken bone is visible through an opening in the skin
reduction
pulls the broken ends into alignment
closed reduction
bone restored to normal position w/o surgery
open reduction
fractured bone exposed by surgery
internal fixation
a rod or plate is inserted to stabilize the bone
sprain
injury to a joint
strain
excessive use of a part of the body to the extent that it is injured, froceable stretch
hernia
protusion of an organ or par of an organ throught the wall of the cavity the nromally contains it