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medical terminology

studying for medical term.

Fibr/o fibers
My/o muscle
Myocardi/o Heart muscle
-trophy development or growth
Skeletal Muscle attaches to bone; voluntary
Tendon attaches skeletal muscle to bone
Smooth Muscle found in internal organs; involuntary
Cardiac Muscle found in the heart; also called myocardium
Origin where muscle attaches to immovable bone
Insertion where muscle attaches to moveable bone
Action What a muscle does
Abduction movement away from midline of body
Adduction movement toward midline of of body
Flexion bending
Extension straightening out
Dorsiflexion of the Foot action that moves foot off of the accelerator
Plantar Flection of the Foot action that pushes foot down on the accelerator
Eversion of the Foot turning foot outward with the toes still forward
Inversion of the Foot turning foot inward with toes still forward
Supination of the Hand turning palms up (supine position; make a bowl with your hands and now you’re ready to eat your soup