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What is the term for excision of the ribs ?
costoectomy
What prefix means "away from or from" ?
Ab-
A "suprapubic" catheter is inserted where ?
"higher (than) or above" the "pubis"
What is a small serous sac between a tendon and bone ?
a bursa
What is an instrument that is used to measure ?
a -meter
What is osteoarthritis ?
inflammation and destruction of bone and joint tissue
Arthritis is defined as...
inflammation of the joint
Knowing the definition of a scope, what is an arthroscope?
an instrument used to look into a joint
A chest tube is inserted "intercostally" which means...
it is inserted between the ribs
An "aberrant" structure is ...
a structure that wanders from the normal
What prefix means "between" ?
inter
Tendeno means...
tendon
What is the prefix that means "ribs"
costo
What is osteoitis ?
inflammation of the bone
What is softening of the bone?
osteomalachia
What prefix refers to the lower back ?
lumbo
A scope is what type of instrument ?
an instrument used to look at something
Osteopathy is defined as...
disease of the bone