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oste/o-

bone

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-oma

tumor, mass

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osteosarcoma

malignant cancer of the bone

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comminut/o-

break into minute pieces

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-ed

pertaining to

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compress/o-

press together

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depress/o-

press down

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obligue fracture

slanting

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Osteomyelitis

infection of bone or bone marrow

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Lordosis

swayback

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kyphosis

humpbacked

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scoliosis

curving sidways

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arthro-

joint

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alg/o-

pain

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crepitus

grinding noise heard as bone ends rub together (arthritis)

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Closed Frecture

any type of frature in which the bone does not break through the overlying skin

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open

any type of fracture in which he bone breaks through the overlying skin

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displaced

broken bone ends are pulled out of their normal anantomical alignment

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Comminuted

bone is crushed into several pieces

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compression

vertebrae are compressed together after falling onto the buttocks or a vertebra colapses in on itself because of disease

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depressed

cranium is fractured inward towards the brain