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dislocation
displacement of bone, from joint
ulna
lower arm bone, joins humorus and wrist bones.
bunion
enlargement of joint at base of great toe
osteoarthrotis
degenerative joint disease, hips and knees.
sprains
ligaments, wrenching or twisting motion. sprained ankle
greenstick
one side breaks, the other bends. Snaping a greenstick of branch.
erthrocyte sed rate
blood test that measures the rate at ehich red cells settle to the bottom of a test tube, w/ unclotted blood, more elevated more severe, rheumatoid arthritis.
sternum
breastbone
dual photon abosorptiometry
beaming radiationthrough boned, computer evaluates amount of radiation absorbed,2-3%
vertebral column
connects with skull, ribs and pelvis.
arthroscopy
process of viweing joint with a scope
gout
acute arthritis, of big toe.
comminuted
force is so great it crushes bone.
tibia
largest lower leg bone, shin
rheumatoid factor
blood test that measures the presence of unusual antibodies
radius
lower arm bone, joins humorus and wrist.
arthroplasty
surgical repiar of joint
scalpula
shoulder blade
arthrocentesis
surgical puncture of joint, withdrawing fluid.
4 types of arthritis
osteoarthritis
gout
rheumatoid
arthogram
record or picture of joint
rheumatoid
affects small joints, hands and feet.
strains
muscle pull, injury to muscle or tendon, overstreatching, extension or misuse.
patella
kneecap
transverse
any of the planes cutting across the body perpinducular , dividing body into upper aand lower portions.
muscles
support body posture
body movement
maintain bodt heat
dual energy
energy protons pass through bones, and comp. evaluated.
muscles three types
skeletal
smooth
cardiac
skeletal
attach to bones of skeleton
voluntary muscles. Contraction relaxation,
phalanges
finger bones
ribs
12 pair thoriac
smooth muscles
walls of hollow organs and tubes, involuntary muscles.