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Glossary of Medical Terminology Chapter 4 Pg 153-157

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ankylosis
stiff joint condition
arthritis
inflammation of the joints
osteoarthritis
most common form of arthritis
rheumatoid arthritis
most crippling form of arthritis
gouty arthritis
acute attacks of arthritis usually in a single joint caused by hyperuricemia
bony necrosis
bone tissue that has died from loss of blood supply
bunion
swelling of the joint at the base of the great toe caused by inflammation of the bursa
chondromalacia
softening of the cartilage
epiphysitis
inflammation of epiphyseal regions of the long bone
fracture
bronek or cracked bone
closed fracture
broken bone with no open wound

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