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TermDefinition
what is muscle origin and muscle insertion? muscle origin- where a muscle begins muscle insertion- where a muscle ends
pronation turns the palm of the hand downward
supination turn the palm upward
rotation turns the bone on its own axis
circumduction conical movement of a limb extending from the joint; true circumduction allows for 360 degrees of movement
bradykinesia slow movement
atheroma degeneration of the walls of the arteries caused by accumulated fatty deposits and scar tissue
congestive heart failure a chronic condition in which the heart doesn't pump blood as well as it should
cardiac arrhythmia improper beating of the heart
phlebitis inflammation of a vein
thrombotic occlusion acue ischemic stroke treated
raynauds phenomenon peripheral arterial occlusive disease in which intermittent attacks triggered by cold or stress
T cells coordination immune defenses and killing infected cells on contact
B cells produce and secrete antibodies specific antibodies capable of destroying specific antigens
immunoglobulin bind with specific antigens in antigen-antibody response
antibodies disease fighting protein created by the immune system
antigens substance that the body regards as foreign
immunosuppressant substances that prevent or reduce the body's normal immune response
tonsils three masses of lymphoid tissue that form a protective ring around the back of nose
peyers patch locatd on walls of the ileum
lacteals specialized structures in the immune system
lymph vessels
ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome
COPD sudden chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
SIDS sudden infant death syndrome
SRS smokers respiratory syndrome
URI upper respiratory infection
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