Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

HLHS 101 CH 4 long

HLHS 101 bones, joints, muscles

TermDefinition
osteoporosis loss of bone density
osteosclerosis abnormal harding of bone
costochondritis inflammation of cartilage of the rib
myasthenia my-asthenia muscle-weakness
polymyositis inflammation of multiple muscles
tendonitis or tendinitis tendon inflammation
analgesic drug that relieves pain
tarsectomy removal of all or a portion of the ankle
chondroplasty reconstruction of the cartilage
fasciotomy incision into fascia
fracture Latin for "break"
lumb/o loin, lower back
tars/o ankle
carp/o wrist
femor/o femur, thigh bone
burs/o bursa
bursa small fluid-filled sac found near body joints reduce friction and and act as cushions
fascia fibrous connective tissue that binds muscles together
hyperkinesia condition of excessive movement
ankyl/o stiff, bent
tax/o arrangement, order, coordination
costalgia rib pain
cost/o rib
chondr/o cartilage
cervicodynia pain in the neck
arthrocentesis puncture of joint
arthrogram visual record of a joint
polydactyly having more than the normal number of fingers or toes
NSAID non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
tardive dyskinesia condition characterized by the loss of muscle control
myoclonus violent muscle contraction
oste/o bone
crani/o head, skull
cervic/o neck
spondyl/o vertebra
brachi/o brachia arm
dactyl/o finger
tib/o tibia shin bone
arthr/o joint
muscul/o, my/o, myos/o muscle
ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o tendon
tendon connective tissue connecting muscle to bone
fasci/o fascia
ton/o tone, tension
kinesi/o, kinet/o movement, motion
tax/o arrangement, order, coordination
paresis vs. plegia Neurologists use the term paresis to describe weakness, and plegia to describe paralysis in which all voluntary movement is lost (Wikipedia)
crepitation from Latin, for "rattle" or "creaking"
genu valgum knee pointed in
genu varum knee bowed out
ataxia lack of coordination
cephal/o head
brachiocephalic arm head pertaining to
pterodactyl winged finger
fontanella soft spot in child's head
ligaments attach bone to bone
tendons attach muscle to bone
flexion joint bends
extension joint straightens
periosteum dense layer of vascular connective tissue enveloping the bones
fascia connective tissue, binding muscles together (silverskin)
miniscus a thin fibrous cartilage between the surfaces of some joints, e.g. the knee
paresis weakness
plegia paralysis
Created by: spritle
Popular Medical sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards