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Sports Medicine CH:9

Injuries to the tissues

TermDefinition
Abrasion An open wound, road burn, or rug burn in which the outer layer of skin has been scraped off.
Anaphylactic Shock A severe, sometimes fatal allergic reaction that causes a sharp drop in blood pressure and breathing difficulties.
Anatomy The study of the structure of the body. (How the Body is put Together)
Articulation A joint; the point at which two or more bones meet.
Avulsion A pain soft tissue injury in which a flap of tissue is torn loose or pulled off completely.
Blister A bubble-like collection of fluid beneath or within the epidermis of the skin.
Callus A thickened, usually painless area of skin caused by friction or pressure.
Cardiac Muscle The muscle of the heart, adapted to continued rhythmic contraction.
Cell The basic unit of life.
Contusion A soft tissue injury caused by seepage of blood into tissue; a bruise
Crepitus A crackling or grating sound heard upon movement of a damaged bone or joint.
Dislocation The separation of a joint and malposition of an extremity.
Ecchymosis Ruptured blood vessel in the subcutaneous tissue, noticeable by a purple discoloration of the skin.
Fracture A crack or break on a bone.
Hematoma A blood-filled swollen area; a goose egg mass caused by bleeding under the tissue.
Incision A clean ,straight, knife like cut.
Joint Laxity Joint play; motions occurring,
Laceration
Ligament
Myositis Ossificans
Organ
Parathesis
Physiology
PRICE Procedure
Puncture Wound
Skeletal or Straited Muscle
Smooth or Visceral Muscle
Splint
Sprain
Strain
Sublexation
Synovitis
Systemic Reaction
Tendon
Tendonitis
Tissue
Created by: Bodin99