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Sports Medicine CH:9

Injuries to the tissues

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,
Myositis Ossificans
PRICE Procedure
Puncture Wound
Skeletal or Straited Muscle
Smooth or Visceral Muscle
Systemic Reaction
Created by: Bodin99