bone

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inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birth; cartilage is converted to bone resulting in dwarfism achondroplasia , achondroplasty , chondrodystrophy , osteosclerosis congenita
acute leukemia characterized by proliferation of immature lymphoblast-like cells in bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and blood; most common in children acute lymphoblastic leukemia , acute lymphocytic leukemia
cut of beef including the H-shaped rump bone aitchbone
inherited disorder characterized by an increase in bone density; in severe forms the bone marrow cavity may be obliterated Albers-Schonberg disease , marble bones disease , osteopetrosis
fibrous dysplasia of bone affecting multiple bones Albright's disease , polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
any of a group of synthetic steroid hormones used to stimulate muscle and bone growth; more than 100 have been developed and each requires a prescription to be used legally in the United States; sometimes used illicitly by athletes to increase their stren anabolic steroid
black substance containing char in the form of carbonized bone; used as a black pigment animal black , animal charcoal , bone black , bone char
bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint anklebone , astragal , astragalus , talus
any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function antineoplastic , antineoplastic drug , cancer drug
bone, cavity or chamber in antrum
natural cavity or hollow in a bone antrum
middle ear bone anvil
anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrow; can be caused by neoplasm or by toxic exposure aplastic anaemia , aplastic anemia
slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone arcus zygomaticus , zygoma , zygomatic arch
bone in the arm arm bone
artery that supplies the medullary cavity of the long bone arteria nutricia , nutrient artery
surgical fixation of a joint which is intended to result in bone fusion arthrodesis
freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone articulatio spheroidea , ball-and-socket joint , cotyloid joint , enarthrodial joint , enarthrosis , spheroid joint
joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bone articulatio temporomandibularis , mandibular joint , temporomandibular joint
antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow AZT , Retrovir , ZDV , zidovudine
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