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Flashcards in Skeletal Systems Deck (52):
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RTT

Red top tube

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SST

Serum Separator tube

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BUN

Blood urea nitrogen

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IU/L

International Units /L

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TPLO

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy

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OCD

Osteochondrites Dissecans

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FHO

Femoral head ostectomy

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KE

Kirschner-Ehmer

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RA

Rheumatoid Arthritis

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P3

Distal Phalanx

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DJD

DEgenerative Joint Disease

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OFA

Orthopedic Foundation for animals

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Osteo

Bone

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Chondro

Cartilage

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Arthr

Joint

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Spondyl

Vertebrae

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Desis

Surgical fixation of bone or joint

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Dia~

Between

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Meta

Beyond

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Physis

Grow

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Synovi.

Synovial membrane fluid

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Xipho

Sword

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Syn

Union

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Fossa

Hollow, depressed area

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Symphysis

Where two bones join and function as one

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Meniscus

Fibrous cartilage in joints for stability and normal movement

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Sulcus

Groove

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Ligament

Fibrous connective tissue that joins bone to bone

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Tendons

Connect muscle to bone

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Lamina

Thin flat plate

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suture

Jagged line where bones meet and are nonmovable

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fontanelles

soft spot on the skull that closes after birth

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luxations

dislocation of a bone from a joint

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condyle

round projection

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periosteum

tissue that covers outside of the bone

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foramen

opening or hole

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axial skeleton

skull, spine, ribs, sternum

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appendicular skeleton

bones of the limbs and appendages

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discospondylitis

inflammation of intervertebral discs/vertebrae

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tuberosity

projecting parts

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osteoclasts

phagocytes that eat into bone

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flexion

decrease the angle of a joint

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process

prjection

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cortical bone

hard, dense, strong bone

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cancellous bone

spongy bone

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compound fracture

broken bone that breaks the skin

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stifle

femortibial joint

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knee

stifle in cats and dogs, carpal joint in large animals

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trochanter

broad and flat projections

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abduction

move away from the midline

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adduction

move towards the midline

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comminuted

broken into multiple pieces