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hyg 191 4 articular

articular system definitions 2

TermDefinition
abduction movement away from the body midline
adduction movement to or toward the body midline
amphiarthroses semimovable or partially moving joints
ankylosis fixation of a joint
arthritis inflammation of a joint
articulate to joint together so as to permit motion between parts
articulation the point of union of any two bones
bursitis inflammation or irritation of a bursa sac
circumduction circular movement of a part
diarthrosis joint that permits free movement
dislocation displacement of a limb or organ from its original position
eversion turning a body part outward away from the body midline
extension straightening a limb or body part
fibrositis inflammation of connective tissue
flexion bending a limb or body part
inversion turning a body part toward the body midline
joint point of connection between two or more bones
ligament band of fibrous tissue, connecting bones and straightening joints
pronation lying face down or moving the arm so that the palm of the hand is facing backward
protraction movement of the jaw forward
retraction bending of light rays
rotation movement around a vertical axis
sprain joint injury, resulting from wrenching or twisting
supination lying face up or moving the arm so that the palm of the hand is facing forward
symphysis partially movable joint between two bones
synarthrosis immovable joints between two bones
synovia viscid fluid of a joint or similar cavity
synovial of or pertaining to synovia
Created by: aucarlos
 

 



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