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strain
trauma to muscles and tendons caused by excessive use
osteomyelitis
inflamation of the bone and bone marrow
atrophy
a wasting; decrease in the size of an organ or tissue
sprain
trauma to a joint that causes injury to the ligaments
anatomy
the structure of an organism
subluxation
a partial dislocation of a joint
tendonitis
onflamation of tendons
stifle
knee joint in cats and dogs
ataxia
lack of muscular coordination
arthritis
inflamation of a joint
simple fracture
a broken bone with no external wound leading down to the fracture
chondroplasty
surgical repair of cartilage
compound fracture
fracture of bone with an external wound leading down to the site of the fracture
intercostal
between the ribs
radiograph
an x-ray image
closed fracture
simple fracture or fracture of bone, but with no skin wound
closed reduction
treatment of a fracture of bones by placing the bones in the proper position without the use of surgery
polydactylism
state of having extra toes
cranium
the portion of the boney skull the encloses the brain
dysplasia
abnormal development of tissue
physiology
study of the functions and physical process of an organism
spondylopathy
and disorder of the vertebrae
luxation
dislocation of a joint
hock
the ankle joint of cats and dogs
fracture
a broken bone
open reduction
treatment of a fracture of bone by using surgery to place the bone in the proper position
myospasm
involuntary, spasmotic contraction of muscle
onychectomy
surgical excision of claws (declaw)
myelography
process of x-raying the spinal cord by injecting dye into the fluid around the spinal cord