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Ankylosis

Condition of stiffening of a joint

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Arthralgia

Pain in joint

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Arthritis

Inflammation of a joint

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Arthrodesis

Surgical fixation of joint

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Arthropthy

Joint disease

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Bursitis

Inflammation of a bursa

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Carpal

Pertaining to the wrist bones

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Chondral

Pertaining to cartilage

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Chondralgia

Pain around and in the cartilage

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Coccygeal

Pertaining to the coccyx

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Connective

Tissue connecting or binding together

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Dactylic

Pertaining to finger or toe

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Femoral

Pertaining to femur and thigh bone

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Iliac

Pertaining to the ilium

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Kyphosis

Abnormal curvature of thoracic spine (humpback)

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Lordosis

Abnormal anterior curvature of spine, usually lumbar

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Metacarpal

Long bones of the hand that form the skeletal structure of the palm

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Osteoblast

Bone-forming cell

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Osteocarcinoma

Cancerous tumor of bone

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Osteochondritis

Inflammation of bone and cartilage

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Osteopenia

Lower than average bone density; can be a precursor to osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis

Condition resulting in reduction of bone mass

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Osteorrhaphy

Suture of bone

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Patellar

Pertaining to patella

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Phalangeal

Bones of the fingers and toes

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Scoliosis

Lateral curvature of spine

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Sternotomy

Surgical incision of sternum

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Tendonitis

Inflammation of tendons

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CPR codes 20000 code series pertains primarily to the musculoskeletal system

The section codes are arranged by anatomical regions and structures