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Flashcards in Chapter 3 & 4 Terms of the Week Deck (12):
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arthrography

x-ray of the joints and their soft tissues

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atrophy

lack of development; wasting away

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biopsy

remove of tissue for examination

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bradykinesia

slow movement

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cyanosis

slight bluish color of the skin due to lack of oxygen

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dermatitis

inflammation of the skin

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erythema

redness or flushing of the skin

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hypertrophy

excessive development

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kyphosis

abnormal condition of hump in the thoracic spine; humpback

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necrotic/necrosis

tissue death

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osteoporosis

decrease in bone mass causing bone to become more porous

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subcutaneous

pertaining to beneath the skin