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KSS SM 2 Vocab 6

SM 2 Vocab 6

Axilla armpit
Brachial Plexus network of nerves arising from lower cervical spine nerves that generates the five peripheral nerves which innervate the upper extremity; Located below the clavicle and in the arm pit
Cauliflower Ears a descriptive term for an ear condition caused by bleeding (hematoma) that looks like the surface of a cauliflower; It occurs in wrestlers and boxers due to continued trauma to the lateral surface of the ear
Chondral pertaining to cartilage
Collagen the major protein of connective tissue
Comatose A state of coma or profound unconsciousness caused by disease or injury
Concentric the muscle shortens while contracting against resistance
Conduction heating through direct contact with a hot medium
Conjunctiva mucous membrane that lines the eyes
Debride removal of dirt and dead tissue from a wound
Dermatome segmental skin area innervated by various segments of the spinal cord
Diplopia double vision
Diathermy use of electrical current to increase circulation by heating
Dyspnea difficult or painful breathing
Eccentric the process of muscle contraction and stretch of the muscle-tendon unitby an extrinsic force(lengthening contraction)
Created by: SK Ath Med