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muscular system, Digestive system

Gastr/o stomach, belly
Hepat/o Liver
Esophag/o Esophagus
Enter/o Small intestine
Phagia Eating, swallowing
Paralysis Loss of sensation and voluntary muscle movements in a muscle through disease or injury to its nerve supply
Myorrhaphy Surgical suturing a muscle
Tenolysis Release of a tendon from adhesions
Tenodesis Surgical suturing of the end of a tendon to a bone
(EMG) Electromygraphy Diagnostic test that measures the electrical activity within muscle fibers in response to nerve simulation
Range of Motion (ROM) Diagnostic procedure to evaluate joint mobility and muscle strength
DTR (Deep Tendon Reflexes) Tested with reflex hammer that is used to strike a tendon
Quadriplegia Paralysis of all four extremities
Epicondylitis Inflammation of tissues surrounding the elbow
Singultus Hiccups. Myoclonus of the diaphragm that causes the characteristic hiccup sound with each spasm.
Myoclonus sudden, involuntary jerking of a muscle or group of muscles
Hyperkinesia Abnormally increased muscle function or activity
Dyskinesia Distortion or impairment of voluntary movement such as a tic or spasm
Bradykinesia Extreme slowness in movement
Intermittent Claudication Pain in the leg muscles that occurs during exercise and is relieved by rest
Myocele Herniaton of muscle substance through a tear in the fascia surrounding it
Ataxia Lack of muscle coordination during voluntary movement (Shaky, unsteady)
Hypotonia Condition in which there is diminished tone of the skeletal muscles
Dystonia Condition of abnormal muscle tone that causes the impairment of voluntary muscle movement
Fascilitis Inflammation of a fascia
Dorsiflexion Movement that bends the foot upward at the ankle
Cholecyst/o Gallbladder
-Algia Pain
Cholecystalgia Pain in the gallbladder
Pronation Rotating the arm or leg so that the palm of the hand or sole of foot is turned downward or backward
Circumduction Circular movement at far end of a limb
Neuromuscular Relationship between a nerve and muscle.
Adduction Moving body part toward midline of body
Abduction Movement of a limb away from midline
Otomy Surgical Incision
Ectomy Surgical Removal (excision)
Hypertonia Excessive tone of skeletal muscle
My/o Muscle
Fibr/o Fibrous tissue fiber
Fasci/o Fascia, fibrous band
Dys Bad, Difficult, Painful
Cele Hernia, Tumor, Swelling
Bi Twice, Double, Two
Cholecystectomy Surgical removal of gallbladder
Ostomy Surgical procedure creates artificial opening between body and organ surface
Antiemetic Medication thats administered to prevent or relieve nausea and vomiting
Colonoscopy Direct Visual examination of the inner surface of the entire colon from the rectum to the cecum
Cholelithiasis Presence of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts
Cholecystitis Inflammation of the gallbladder, usually associated with gallstones blocking the flow of bile
Cholangitis Acute inflammation of bile duct characterized by pain in the upper-right, quadrant of the abdomen, fever and jaundice
Hepatomegaly Enlargement of the liver
Ascites Abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity
Volvulus Twisting of the intestine on itself, causing an obstruction
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea
Enteritis Inflammation of the small intestine caused by eating or drinking substances contaminated with viral and bacterial pathogens
Diverticulitis Develops as a result of diverticulosis. Inflammation or infection of one or more diverticulum in the colon
Hyperemesis Extreme, persistent vomiting that can cause dehydration
Hematemesis Vomiting of blood
Cachexia Condition of physical wasting away due to the loss of weight and muscle mass that occurs in patients with diseases such as advanced cancer or AIDS
Gastroenteritis Inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the stomach and intestines
GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflex Disorder) Upward flow of acid from the stomach into the esphagus
Dysphagia Difficulty in swallowing
Leukoplakia Abnormal white precancerous lesion that develops on the tounge or the inside of the cheek
Lithiasis Presence of stones
Created by: kirstenm