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Type of arthritis caused by overproduction of uric acid –
Gout
Places where cranial bones come together –
Sutures
Polyarthritis caused by autoimmune disorder –
Rheumatoid Arthrities
The top of the sternum –
Manubrium
The muscle that opens and closes a body opening –
Sphincter
Disease caused by deficiency of Vitamin D and calcium –
Osteoporosis
Number of cervical vertebrae –
7
Muscles always work in pairs. The muscle that initiates a movement is –
prime mover
Cells that destroy bone –
osteoclasts
The hip socket –
acetabulum
Process at point of shoulder used to landmark for injections –
acromion process
Example of a ball and socket joint –
shoulder or hip
Connective tissue bands that hold bones together –
ligaments
Muscle used for injections in the thigh –
vastus lateralis
Number of pairs of ribs –
12
Exaggeration of the curvature of the thoracic vertebrae –
kyphosis
Bone that forms the base of the skull –
occipital
Process on ulna that forms elbow –
olecranon
Largest bone in the ankle –
calcaneous
Motion whereby palms are face up –
supination
Muscles have two ends. The end that moves less and is usually the proximal end –
origin
Another name for childhood rheumatoid arthritis –
Still\\\'s disease
Condition caused by lack of vitamin D –
rickets (child and ostemalaia (adult)
Condition where new bone forms faster than old bone is destroyed –
Paget\\\'s disease
Membrane that covers the outside of the bone and contains the osteoblasts –
periosteum
Type of dwarfism caused by defective cartilage formation –
achondroplasia
Ends of the long bones where lengthwise growth takes place –
epiphysis
Membrane that lines the inside of the joint –
synovial membrane
Disease where muscles and nerves are unable to communicate –
myasthenis gravis
Infection inside the bone –
osteomyelitis
If a doctor orders a navicular view he wants a special x-ray of the –
Wrist
Place where cranial bones come together in the infant skull –
fontanel
Partial dislocation –
subluxation
Condition where ligaments are overstretched partially torn or completely torn –
sprain
Condition where muscles are overstretched or torn –
strain
Connective tissue cords that attach muscles to bones –
tendons
Permanent shortening of a muscle –
contraction
Process by which cartilage becomes true bone –
ossification
Inflammation of sternocleidomastoid –
totilcollis
Type of bone marrow that produces blood cells –
red bone marrow
Name for shoulder blade –
scapula
Place where pubic bones come together in the front –
symphysis pubis
Name for genetic disease where bones are extremely fragile –
osteogenisis imperfecta or brittle bone disease
Most common type of malignant bone tumor in children –
esteosarcoma
Cancer of the bone marrow –
multiple myeloma
Type of arthritis caused by wear and tear and old age –
djd
Drugs that decrease inflammation without containing corticosteroids –
nsaids
Disease caused by a spirochete which can cause an infectious arthritis –
lymes
Ligament in knee –
ACL LCL MCL PCL meniscus
General name for any painful condition of the limbs –
rheumatism
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