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Unit 3 Muscular Syst

Unit 3 Muscular System - MA20

ABDUCTION Movement away from the midline of the body.
ADDUCTION Movement toward the midline of the body.
APONEUROSIS Broad, flat tendon connecting muscles to bones.
ATROPHY Decrease in size of an organ or tissue
CRYOTHERAPY Therapeutic use of cold.
DORSIFLEXION Backward bending of the foot
EXTENSION Straightening of a flexed limb.
FASCIA Fibrous membrane separating and enveloping muscles.
FLEXION Bending at a joint.
HYPERTROPHY Increase in size of an organ or tissue
INSERTION Connection of the muscle to the bone that moves.
MODALITY Method of treatment.
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY A group of inherited diseases characterized by progressive weakness and muscle atrophy without involvement of the nervous system.
MYASTHENIA GRAVIS Lack of muscle strength marked by paralysis.
APONEUR/O Aponeurosis
FASCI/O Fascia
KINESI/O Movement
MYOS/O Muscle
AD- Toward
-ATHENIA Lack of strength
-ITIS Inflammation
POLY- many, much
Ca Calcium
ESR Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Created by: ccarver