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KSS SM Vocab 11

SM Vocab 11

MEDIAL Situated or occurring in the middle; inside; toward the midline
MODALITY An agent used in physical therapy; also any apparatus used for applying such agent; or physical therapeutic agent such as whirlpool, massage, exercise, etc
MORTISE A cavity into which some other part fits
MUSCLE a tissue composed of contractile fibers or cells
MUSCLE CRAMP (SPASM) Painful involuntary contraction of skeletal muscle group
MYOLOGY Study of muscles
MYOSITIS Inflammation of muscle
MYOSITIS OSSIFICANS The formation of new bone following trauma, in tissues that normally do not undergo such a process; Most frequently seen in the quadriceps muscle following a severe blow to the thigh
NAIL AVULSION Dislodgment of the nail from its bed by trauma
NECROSIS Tissue death
NERVE A bundle of nerve fibers, usually outside the brain or spinal cord
NEUROLOGY Study of the nervous system
NEURITIS Inflammation or irritation due to infection of mechanical pressure on a nerve, causing pain, tenderness, and paresthesia along the course of the nerve
ORIGIN The more fixed, central or larger attachment of a muscle; (where a muscle begins)
OSTEOLOGY Study of bones
Created by: SK Ath Med
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