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Nonvascular, firm connective tissue found mostly in joints

Cartilage

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Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system

Chiropractic

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Practitioner of chiropractic

Chiropractor

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Removal of poison from a tissue or substance

Detoxification

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Band of fibrous tissue connection two structures

Ligament

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Tissue consisting of contractile cells

Muscle

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Pertaining to the muscles and the bony skeleton

Musculoskeletal

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Pertaining to the correction and cure of deformities and diseases of the musculoskeletal system

Orthopedic

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Specialist in orthopedics

Orthopedist

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Practitioner of osteopathy

Osteopath

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Medical practice based on maintaining the structural integrity of the musculoskeletal system

Osteopathy

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The study of medical imaging

Radiology

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Medical specialist in the use of x rays and other imaging techniques

Radiologist

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Fibrous band that connects muscle to bone

Tendon

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Outer portion of an organ

Cortex

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The shaft of a long bone

Diaphysis

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A membrane of tissue lining the inner cavity of a long bone

Endosteum

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Expanded area at the proximal and distal ends of a long bone that provides increased surface area for attachment of ligaments and tendons

Epiphysis

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Layer of cartilage between epiphysis and metaphysics where bone growth occurs

Epiphysis plate

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Vascular canals in bone

Haversian canals

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Small space or cavity within the matrix of bone

Lacuna

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Fatty, blood-forming tissue in the cavities of long bones

Marrow

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Substance that surrounds cells, is manufactured by cells, and holds them together

Matrix

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Central portion of a structure surround by cortex

Medulla

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Region between the diaphysis and the epiphysis where bone growth occurs

Metaphysis

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Bone forming cell

Osteoblast

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Bone removing cell

Osteoclast

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Bone maintaining cell

Osteocyte

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Creation of new bone

Osteogenesis

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Relating to the creation of new bone

Relating to the creation of new bone