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Ergonomics Study of human safety in the work areas
Genome Complete set of genetic information
Osteorrhaphy surgical suturing or wiring together of a bone
Chondroplasty surgical repair of cartilage
Contracture normal elastic tissue is replaced with fibrous tissue. permanant tightening
Radiograph xray
pyromania deliberate setting of fires
Fissure groove or crack like sore on the skin
Transverse plane divides top & bottom of body
ostomy artifical opening
ectomy surgical removal
otomy surgical incision
plasty surgical repair
Tenodesis surgical suturing of a tendon to a bone
Fascioplasty surgical repair of a fascia
Neuritis inflammation of a nerve
frontal lobe controls motor functions
temporal lobe controls senses, hearing smell and the abililty to create and store new information ( speech)
occipital lobe controls eyesight and vison reflexes
Parietal lobe receives & interpruts nerve impulses from sensory receptors.
Caudal toward lower part of the body
cephalic toward the head
rrhagia bleeding sudden severe bleeding
Hepat/o liver
Amyotrophic lateral scleosis ALS Lou Gehrigs Disease rapidly progressive neurological disease. attacks the neruons that control muscle movement
abdominal regions (9) r & l iliac, hypogastric, r & l lumbar, umbilical, epigastric, l& r hypocondriac
Koilonychia malformation of nail, concaved or spoon shaped
anatomic position standing erect facing forward arms at side palms facing forward
alzheimer's disease progressive degenerationthat affects both memory & reasoning capibilities
elevation ^ upwards
depression lowering of a body part
idiopathic illness without a cause
infectious illness caused by a pathogentic organism, (viruses & bacteria)
organic disorder symptoms caused by detectable physical changes ( chicken pox)
functional disorder no physicological or anatomical causes can be identified
Dysthymia low grade chronic depression
hallucination seeing things that are not there
myc/o fungus
bloodborne transmission contact with containminated blood
hyperhidrosis increased sweating in one area or all over the body
prenatal pretaining to before birth
perinatal time aurrounding birth
postnatal time and events after birth
sciatica causes a burning pain and tingling along the thigh, leg & foot
pronation rotating a limb so it is downward and backward
supination rotating limb forward and upward
abduction movement away from limb away from midline
adduction movement of limb toward the midline
mytonia slow relaxation of muscles are voluntary contracion
dystonia abnormal muscle tone that causes impairment of voluntary muscle movement
atonic lacking normal muslce tone or strength
pediculosis capitas head lice
pediculosis corporis body lice
pediculosis pubis crabs ( lice in the pubic hair)
causalgia painful burning that results in an injury to a sensory nerve
hirtuism excess hair on women
dura mater thick outtermost layer membrane
pia mater 3rd layer of meninges closet to the brain, consists of connective tissue that contains a rich blood supply
arachnoid membrane 2nd layer if meninges and is located between the dura and pia mater
coma a deep state of unconsicousness, no response to painful stimuli
stupor unresposive state, where the patient can be briefly around with vigrous attempts
carpel tunnel tendons become swollen and inflammed because of overuse
foramen opening in bone where blood vessels nerves and ligaments passs
adenoma benign tumor that resembles glandular tissue or arises in glands
patella knee cap
ascending nerve tract carry nerve impulses toward the brain
descending nerve tract carry nerve impulses away from the brain
ganglion nerve center with clusters of cell bodies outside the CNS
plexus network of intersecting spinal nerves
hemiplegia total paralysis on one side of the body
hemiparesis partial paralysis on one side of the body
primary bone cancer rare maligment tumor that originates in bone
nosocomial infection infection that u catch at a hospital
palpitation racing heart
palpation touch, feel
dual xray absortiomerty( DEXA) measures bone density
rrhexis surigcal repair
costochondritis inflammation of the cartilge in between the ribs
spina bifida congential defect where the spine does not completelyy close and protect the spinal cord
pyr/o fever or fire
physiology study of the functions and structures of the body
anatomy study of the structures of the body
acetabulum hib bone
scoliosis lateral curvature of the spine
lordosis sway back forward curvature of the spine
kyphosis humpback outward curvature of the spine
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