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Ch 4 - Muscle Quests

Quests pertaining to the muscular system, pathology and abbreviations

The three main parts of the muscular system Fascia, muscles, and tendons
The three basic muscles in the muscular system Cardiac, skeletal and smooth muscle
Fasci/o Fibrous brand
Myocardi/o Heart muscle
Tend/o Tendon
-asthenia Weakness
-trophy Development, nourishment
Opposition Moving thumb away from palm
Rotation Moving around a central axis
Circumduction Movement in a circular direction
Involuntary muscle found in the heart Cardiac muscle
A voluntary muscle that is attached to bones by a tendon Skeletal muscle
An involuntary muscle found in internal organs such as the digestive organs or blood vessels Smooth muscle
The bundles of muscle tissue that form a muscle Muscle tissue fibers
Movement away from the midline of the body Adduction
CPK Creatine phosphokinase
DTR Deep tendon reflex
EMG Electromyogram
IM Intramuscular
MD Muscular dystrophy
ROM Range of motion
A condition with widespread aching and pain in the muscles and soft tissue Fibromyalgia
A cyst that forms on a tendon sheath, usually on a hand, wrist or ankle Ganglion
The removal of muscle tissue for pathological examination Muscle biopsy
A medication to relax skeletal muscles in order to reduce muscle spasms Muscle relaxants (aka painkillers)
To study and record the strength and quality of muscle contractions as a result of electrical stimulation Electromyography
Created by: emilyfelps92