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KSS SM Vocab 13

SM Vocab 13

PRONE Face down horizontal position of the body
PROXIMAL That end of the limb, which is nearest to the point of origin opposite of distal
PROTRACTION Motion moving a body part forward
PUNCTURE A hole, slight wound, or other perforation made by a pointed instrument of object
QUADRICEP MUSCLES/TENDONS The muscle in the front of the thigh that extend from the pelvis to the upper foreleg, and their tendons;Their main action is to extend the leg at the knee and help flex the hip
RADIUS Bone of lateral forearm
REDUCTION To bring back to the normal position, as in reducing a dislocated shoulder or a fractured bone; Closed reduction is done without incision; open reduction is done through an incision
RETRACTION Return of a protracted body part
RETROGRADE Going from a better to a worse state; relapse
ROM Range of motion
ROTATION The act of turning on an axis
ROTATOR CUFF Four intrinsic muscles of the shoulder, which originate on the scapula and whose tendons form a circular sheath around the capsule of the humerus; Serves to help rotate the arm and keep the humerus in the glenoid fossa during activity
SAGITTAL Divides right and left sections
SCAPULA Shoulder blade
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