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Stack #24275

Mod G Unit 1 Words Thompson Institute hbg

a- not, without
ab- away from
ad toward
-asthenia lack of strength
circum around
claudicat/o to limp
duct/o to lead, carry
dys difficult, painful
ex- out, away from
fasci/o fascia,band of fibrous tissue
hyper- above
hypo- below
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
kinesi/o movement
my/o muscle
synovi/o synovia
tax/o coordination
ten/o tendon
ton/o tension
-trophy nourishment, development,
abduction away from the midline of body
adduction toward the midline
atonic without tone or tension
atrophy wasting of muscle tissue
circumduction circular movement of limb
claudication cramplike pains caused by poor circulation to the muscles
dystaxia abnormal or painful coordination
dystonia prolonged muscular contractions
hypertonia increased muscle tone causing spasticity or rigidity
tenosynovitis inflammation of a tendon sheath
antagonistic that which counteracts the action of something else
ataxia defective muscular coordination
extensor a muscle that straightens the limb
flexor a muscle that brings two bones closer together, causing flexion of the part or a decreased angle of the joint.
kinesiology the study of muscles & body movement
oblique slanting, diagonal muscle fibers
platysma a broad, thin,muscle that extends from the fascia of both sides of the neck to the jaw & muscles around the mouth.
sternocleidomastoid main muscle that moves the head
torticollis stiff neck
transverse across; muscle fibers run crosswise
Created by: shady123