Glossary beginning with O
Das Vokabular enthält alle Fachbegriffe, die im Glossar erklärt werden.
- Medical discipline regarding the diseases and conditions affecting the body’s support and musculoskeletal system.
- Pathological joint degeneration above usual aging. Also known as arthrosis.
- Osteophytes are bony projections that form along joint margins, also known as bone spurs or parrot beaks.
- Also known as atrophy of the bones. It is the excessive disintegration of the bony substance and structure (reduced bone mineral density). It can lead to a vertebral body fracture or collapse.