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Carpal tunnel syndrome

Painful condition resulting from compression of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel

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Contracture

Fibrosis of connective tissue in the skin, fascia, muscle or joint capsule

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Exacerbation

Increase in severity of a disease or any of its symptoms

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Arthrocentesis

Puncture of a joint space using a needle to remove accumulated fluid

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Arthroscopy

Visual examination of the interior of a joint and its structures using a thin fiber optic scope

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Total hip replacement

Surgical procedure to replace a hip joint

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Bone density test

Noninvasive procedure that uses low energy x-ray to measure bone mineral density

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DJD

Degenerative joint disease

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Fx

Fracture

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HNP

Herniated nucleus pulposus

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ROM

Range of motion

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THR

Total hip replacement

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TKR

Total knee replacement

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Scoli/o

Crooked, bent

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Thorac/o

Chest

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Acromi/o

Acromion (projection of the scapula)

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Brachi/o

Arm

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Calcane/o

Calcaneum (heel bone)

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Carp/o

Carpus ( wrist bone)

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Cephal/o

Head

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Cervic/o

Neck, cervix uteri

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Clavicul/o

Clavicle

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Cost/o

Ribs

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Crani/o

Cranium

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Dactyl/o

Fingers and toes

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Femor/o

Femur

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Fibul/o

Fibula

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Humer/o

Humerus

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Ili/o

Ilium

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Ischi/o

Ischium

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Lumb/o

Loins

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Metacarp/o

Metatarsus

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Patell/o

Patella

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Pelv/I

Pelvis

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Phalang/o

Phalanges

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Pod/o

Foot

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Pub/o

Pelvis bone

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Radi/o

Radiation, x-ray, radius

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Spondyl/o

Vertebrae

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Vertebr/o

Vertebrae

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Stern/o

Sternum

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Tibi/o

Tibia

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Leiomy/o

Smooth muscle

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Muscul/o

Muscle

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My/o

Muscle

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Rhabd/o

Rod shaped

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Rhabdomy/o

Rod shaped

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Chondr/or

Cartilage

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Fasci/o

Band, fascia

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Fibr/o

Fiber, fibrous tissue

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Synov/o

Synovial membrane, synovial fluid

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Ten/o

Tendon

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Tend/o

Tendon

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Tendin/o

Tendon

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-asthenia

Weakness, debility

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-blast

Embryonic cell

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-clasia

To break, surgical fracture

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-clast

To break, surgical fracture

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-desis

Binding, fixation of a joint

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Malacia

Softening

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-physis

Growth

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-porosis

Porous

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-sarcoma

Malignant tumor of connective tissue

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-scopy

Visual examination