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Decalcification

Less or lack of production of calcium

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Kyphosis

Condition of humpback

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Laminectomy

Removal of lamina

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Lordosis

Condition of swayback

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Lumbar

Pertaining to the lower back

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Lumbosacral

Pertaining to the lumbar and sacrum

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Myelopoiesis

Formation of bone marrow

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Orthopedics

Dealing with bone disease and or children

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Osteitis

Inflammation of bone

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Osteodystrophy

Poor development of bone

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Osteogenesis

Formation of bone

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Scoliosis

Condition of curved spine or bent lateral curvature

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Spondylosis

Condition of degeneration of the inter-vertebral disks in the cervical Brasic and lumbar regions

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Vertebroplasty

Repair of a vertebra

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Osteoblast

Cells helping bone formation. They are embryonic or immature cells

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Osteoclast

Cells breaking down bone tissue

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Spondylolisthesis

The forward slipping of a vertebra over a lower vertebra

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Osteomalacia

Softening of bone

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Epiphysis

To grow above

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Pubic symphysis

Junction of pubic bones

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Osteoporosis

Increased porosity of bone loss of bony tissue with decreased mass of bone

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Osteotome

Instrument to cut bone

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Acetabular

Pertaining to the acetabulum or hip socket

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Calcaneal

Pertaining to the calcaneus or heel

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Carpal

Pertaining to the carpals or wrist bones

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Supraclavicular

Pertaining to above the clavicle

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Subcostal

Pertaining to below the ribs

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Chondrocostal

Pertaining to the Cartlidge attached to the ribs

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Craniotomy

Incision of the skull

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Craniotome

Instrument to cut the skull

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Femoral

Pertaining to the femur

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Ischial

Pertaining to the Ischium

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Metatarsalgia

Pain of the metatarsals

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Olecranal

Pertaining to the olecranon or elbow

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Pelvimetry

Pertaining to measurement of proportion of the pelvis

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Peroneal

Pertaining to the fibula

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Phalangeal

Pertaining to the phalanges

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Hypercalcemia

High in calcium