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brachi/o
arm
carp/o
carpus
(wrist bones)
cost/o
ribs
metacarp/o
metacarpus
(bones of the hand)
phalang/o
phalanges
(bones of fingers and toes)
rachi/o
spine
spondyl/o
vertebrae
(backbone)
calcane/o
calcaneum
(heel bone)
femor/o
femur
(thigh bone)
ischi/o
ischium
(lower portion of hip bone)
patell/o
patell/a
patella
(kneecap)
acromi/o
acromion
(projection of scapula)
ankyl/o
stiffness, bent, crooked
myel/o
bone marrow, spinal cord
-blast
embryonic cell
Pathological fracture
Caused by a disease process such as neoplasm or osteoporosis
Herberden's Nodes
Small, hard nodules that form at the distal interphalangeal joints of the fingers.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Compression of the median nerve
Claudication
Lameness, liping
Contracture
Fibrosis of connective tissue in skin, fascia, muscle or joint capsule that prevents normal mobility of the related tissue or joint
Ganglion Cyst
Tumor of tendon sheath or joint capsule, frequently found in the wrist. The cyst is aspirated and injected with an anti-inflammatory material
Rickets, Rachitis
Form of osteomalacia in children, caused by vitamin D deficiency
Spondylosis
Degeneration of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae and related tissues.
Sprain
Tearing of ligament tissue that may be slight, moderate or complete.
Subluxation
Partial or incomplete dislocation
Talipes
Any number of foot deformities, especally those occurring congenitally; clubfoot
Closed reduction of fractions
Treatment of bone fractures by placing the bones in proper position (Reducing the fragments without surgery)
Laminectomy
Excision of the posterior arch of a vertebra; most often performed to relieve the symptoms of a ruptured intervertebral (slipped) disk.
Open reduction of fractures
Treatment of bone fractures by the use of surgery to place the bones in proper position.
Sequestrectomy
Excision of a sequestrum (Segement of necrosed bone)
AE
aboeve the elbow
AK
Above the knee
AP
Anteroposterior
BE
Below the elbow
BK
Below the knee
Fx
Fracture
THA
Total hip arthroplasty
THR
Total hip replacement
TKA
Total knee athroplasty
TKR
Total knee replacement