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3.1 Pathology

Pathology terms

myopathy any disease of skeletal muscles
myalgia muscle pain
myoclonus spasm of a muscle
myostasis continual stretching of a muscle"pulled muscle"
myotonia chronic muscle contraction or irritability
tenalgia pain in a tendon such as tennis elbow
tetany hyperexcitability of nerves and muscles
tic small muscle spasm
symptom subjective description of a health problem
sign finding discovered by medical personnel upon examining the patient
myelomalacia muscle softening
myoatrophy muscle wasting
myonecrosis death of muscle tissue fibers
myosclerosis muscle hardening
myobradia muscle that reacts slowly to prodding
myospasm muscle convulses when prodded
myositis inflammation of voluntary muscle tissue
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