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Unformatted text preview: osteotomy 11. A/An __________ is a slow-growing benign tumor derived from cartilage cells. chondroma 12. Blood within a joint space is known as __________ . hemarthrosis 13. The partial displacement of a bone from its joint is known as __________ . subluxation 14. An abnormal increase in the outward curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side is known as __________ . kyphosis 15. An inflammation of the periosteum is known as __________ . periostitis 16. The __________ is commonly known as the hip socket. acetabulum 17. The __________ , which is the upper leg bone, is the largest bone in the body. femur 18. Movements of the knee are made possible by the __________ ligaments. cruciate 19. A/An __________ specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the foot. podiatrist 20. The medical term __________ means the abnormal softening of cartilage. chondromalacia...
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