Skeletal Word Elements 5

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Skeletal Word Elements 5
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  1. costochondritis
    inflammation of cartilage of the anterior chest walls (ribs)
  2. laminectomy
    excision of the lamina (bony arches of one or more vertebrae)
  3. myelocele
    herniation of the spinal cord
  4. orthopedics
    branch of medicine concerned with prevention and correction of musculoskeletal system disorders
  5. osteitis
    inflammation of bone
  6. osteoclast
    (mononucleated cell) breaks down bone
  7. osteocyte
    bone cell
  8. arthrodesis
    surgical immobilization of a joint
  9. osteomalacia
    softening and bending of the bones
  10. diaphysis
    shaft or middle region of a long bone
  11. osteoporosis
    porous bones

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