Introduction to Medical Terminology: The Skeletal System - Quiz A Flashcards
The condition known as __________ is the malformation of the skull due to the premature closure of cranial sutures.
An inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone is known as __________ .
Thinner-than-average bone density in a young person is known as __________ .
A/An __________ is the surgical repair of the skull.
The surgical loosening of an ankylosed joint is known as __________ .
A/An __________ bone marrow transplant uses healthy bone marrow cells from a compatible donor such as a sibling.
The surgical repair of damaged cartilage is known as __________ .
The surgical removal of a portion of the skull is known as a/an __________ .
The surgical fracture of a bone to correct a deformity is known as __________ .
A/An __________ is a surgical incision or sectioning of a bone.
A/An __________ is a slow-growing benign tumor derived from cartilage cells.
Blood within a joint space is known as __________ .
The partial displacement of a bone from its joint is known as __________ .
An abnormal increase in the outward curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side is known as __________ .
An inflammation of the periosteum is known as __________ .
The __________ is commonly known as the hip socket.
The __________ , which is the upper leg bone, is the largest bone in the body.
Movements of the knee are made possible by the __________ ligaments.
A/An __________ specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the foot.
The medical term __________ means the abnormal softening of cartilage.