skeletal system

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skeletal system
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  1. Acetabular
    the cup-shaped socket of the hipbone into whichthe thighbone fits
  2. achondroplasia
    a defect in the formation of cartilage at the epiphyses of long long bones
  3. ankylosis
    a condition of stiffening of a joint
  4. arthrectomy
    Surgical excision of a joint
  5. arthrocentesis
    surgical puncture of a joint for removal of fluid
  6. arthrodesis
    the surgical binding of a joint for immobilization
  7. arthroplasty
    surgical repair of a joint
  8. bursectomy
    surgical excision of a bursa
  9. carpoptosis
    wrist drop
  10. chondrectomy
    surgical excision of cartilage
  11. chondroblast
    a cell that forms cartilage
  12. cleidorrhexis
    rupture of the clavicle of the fetus to facilitate delivery
  13. coxalgia
    pain in the hip
  14. craniectomy
    surgical excision of a portion of the skull
  15. cranioplasty
    surgical repair of the skull
  16. craniotomy
    incision into the skull
  17. dactylogram
    a finger print
  18. epicondyle
    a projection form a long bone near the articular extremity above or upon the condyle
  19. kyphosis
    humpback
  20. laminectomy
    surgical excision of a vertbral posterior arch
  21. lordosis
    abnormal anterior curvature of the spine
  22. myelitis
    inflammation of the bone marrow
  23. myeloma
    a tumor of the bone marrow
  24. osteocarcinoma
    a cancerous tumor of a bone; new growth of epithelial tissue

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