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not present at birth

acquired

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fibrous band that holds parts together that are normally separate

adhesion

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sharp bend of a structure to form an angle

angulation

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consolidation and abnormal immobility of a joint

ankylosis

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malformation; a deviation from normal, usually referring to a congenital or hereditary defect

anomaly

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the front of

anterior

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joint (bones in contact with one another)

articulation

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surgical fusion of an articulation

arthrodesis

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wasting away, as may be seen with lack of nutrition, nerve supply, or normal use of all or part of the body

atrophy

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present on both sides

bilateral

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an abnormal position of dorsiflexion

calcaneus

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cave like, high arch in foot

cavus

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isotonic contraction in which the muscle shortens

concentric

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present at birth

congenital

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tendency of a muscle to shorten

contraction

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the abnormal relatively permanent shortening of a muscle

contracture

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hip

coxa

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elbow

cubitus

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to identify the disorder

diagnosis

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the complete and persistent displacement of a bone from its normal position

dislocation

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general term meaning farther from

distal

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the back of

dorsal

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isotonic contraction in which the muscle lengthens

eccentric

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the ends of long bones, site of the secondary centers of ossification

epiphysis

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an abnormal position of plantar flexion

equinus

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the cause of

etiology

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weak, paralyzed, atonic

flaccid

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to make solid

fusion

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knee

genu

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the great or big toe

hallux