Unit 4 Medical Terminology

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Unit 4 Medical Terminology
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  1. inflammation of the meniscus
    meiscitis
  2. excision of the meniscus of the knee
    meniscetomy
  3. bone marrow cells
    myelocytes
  4. defective development of the bone marrow or spinal cord
    myelodysplasia
  5. dental practice of straightening teeth
    orthodontics
  6. dentist specializing in straightening teeth
    orthodontist
  7. physician specialist in treatments of skeletal and joint disorders
    orthopedist
  8. pertaining to appliances used to support muscoloskeletal system
    orthotics
  9. specialist who develops and assists patients with orthotics
    orthotist
  10. inflammation of the bone
    osteitis
  11. inflammation of the bone and joint
    osteoarthritis
  12. disease of bone and joint
    osteoarthropathy
  13. inflammation of the bone and cartilage
    osteochondritis
  14. bone tumor
    osteoma
  15. softening of the bone
    osteomalacia
  16. inflammation of the bone and bone marrow
    osteomyelitis
  17. pertaining to the practice of osteopathic physicians or bone disease
    osteopathic
  18. disease of the bones
    osteopathy
  19. loss of bone
    osteopenia
  20. porous condition of the bone due to deterioration of bone matrix
    osteoporosis
  21. cancer of the bone
    osteosarcoma
  22. the bony structure including the ilium, ischium, pubis, sacrum, and coccyx
    pelvis
  23. around the heart (membrane)
    pericardium
  24. around the cartilage (memebrane)
    perichondrium
  25. around the tooth
    periodontal
  26. dentist specializing in treatment of diseased tissue around the teeth
    periodontist
  27. around the bone (memebrane)
    periosteum
  28. inflammation of gray matter of the spinal cord
    poliomyelitis
  29. artificial limb or other body part replacement
    prosthesis
  30. pertaining to prostheses
    prosthetics
  31. specialist who develops and assists patient with prostheses
    prosthetist
  32. pertaining to the pubis, bone in the lower antiorior pelvis
    pubic
  33. study of rhemtaic disease
    rheumatology
  34. above the ribs
    supracostal
  35. above or on top of the skull
    supracranial
  36. above the lumbar spine
    supralumbar
  37. above the pubis
    suprapubic
  38. tendon pain
    tenalgia, tenodynia
  39. inflammation of a tendon
    tendinitis
  40. tissue that connects muscle to bone
    tendon
  41. surgical repaire of a tendon
    tendinoplasty, tenoplasty, tendoplasty
  42. surgical puncture of the thorax to remove fluid
    thoracocentesis, thoracentesis
  43. pertaining to the chest and lower spine
    thoracolumbar
  44. instrument used to measure the chest
    thoracometer
  45. disease of the chest
    thoracopathy
  46. incision into the thorax
    thoracotomy
  47. chest, area of the back posterior to the chest (pl. thoraces)
    thorax

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