Glossary beginning with O

Das Vokabular enthält alle Fachbegriffe, die im Glossar erklärt werden.

orthopedics
Medical discipline regarding the diseases and conditions affecting the body’s support and musculoskeletal system.
osteoarthritis
Pathological joint degeneration above usual aging. Also known as arthrosis.
osteophytes
Osteophytes are bony projections that form along joint margins, also known as bone spurs or parrot beaks.
osteoporosis
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.