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Prefixes/Suffixes 4

Muscular System

QuestionAnswer
my/o muscle
-lysis breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening
kinesi/o movement
ton/o tension
ten/o tend/o tendin/o tendon
tri- three
tax/o order; coordination
-trophy nourishment; development (condition of)
bi- two
quadr/i- four, square
-trophy nourishment; development (condition of)
-ic pertaining to
bi- two
quadr/i- four, square
-ic pertaining to
-rrhexis rupture
electr/o electricity
ankyl/o stiff
-plegia paralysis; palsy
-cele hernia
fibr/o fiber
-desis to bind; tie together
oblique Slanting; deviating from the perpendicular, horizontal, sagittal, or coronal plane of the body. In radiography, a projection that is neither frontal nor lateral.
sphincter A ringlike muscle which closes a natural orifice or passage
fascio- fascia, fibrous band
rectus Any of various straight muscles, as of the abdomen, eye, neck, and thigh.
ROM Rang of motion: rupture of membranes.
ADL Activities of daily living.
DTR deep tendon reflex
atrophy Weakness and wasting away.
ergonomics Study of human factors that affect the design and operation of tools and the work environment.
ligament Bone to Bone
tendon Muscle to bone
kinesiology The study of the anatomy, physiology, and mechanics of body movement, especially in humans.
Created by: Cunningham101 on 2012-09-17



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