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Anatomy Chart: Anatomy Osteoarthritis of the knee


Developments for the web sites. Anatomy chart of the heart

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The goal of this newsletter is to provide you with enough information to be useful, but not more than can be learned within the busy schedule of a health care worker. You’ll find anatomy charts, additional vocabulary, occasional feedback from subscribers, and more! Feel free to read them now and save them for later use such as with a patient or as a study guide for coursework. 

comparison of normal and arthritic knee joints


Spanish / English 

  • Artrosis
  • La debilidad y la alteración de los ten- dones o músculos / ligamentos
    Weakness and alteration of the ten- dons or muscles / ligaments
  • Destrucción del cartílago
    Destruction of cartilage
  • Inflamación membrana sinovial
    Synovial membrane inflammation
  • Reducción de la viscosidad del líquido
    Synovial fluid viscosity reduction
  • Sobrecrecimiento óseo (osteofitos)
    Bony overgrowth (osteophytes)
  • Esclerosis ósea
    Bone sclerosis
  • Engrosamiento de la cápsula
    Thickening of the capsule
  • Lesión meniscal
    Meniscal lesion


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