Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


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.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read 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

ch 19 terms

therapeutic agents for the muscoskeletal system

QuestionAnswer
analgesic a drug that relieves pain
antipyretic a drug that prevents or reduces fever
arthroplasty surgical reconstruction or replacement of a joint
bone fracture a break or rupture of a bone
bone marrow a fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
cancellous bone a meshwork of spongy bone typically found at the core of vertebral bones in the spine and the ends of long bones; also called spongy bone
compact bone rigid bone, which makes up most of the skeleton; also known as cortical bone
cyclooxygenase (COX) either of two related enzymes that control prostaglandin production
euphoria a feeling or state of intense excitment and happiness
fascicles a bundle such as muscle fibers
gout a painful form of arthritis characterized by defective metabolism of uric acid
ligament a fibrous connective tissue that connects to bones
miosis constriction of the pupil of the eye
motor nerve a nerve carrying impulses from the brain or spinal cord to a muscle or gland
muscle fiber muscle cell
neuromuscular junction the junction between a nerve fiber and the muscle it supplies
opioid analgesic an analgesic medication that activates opioid receptors
osteoarthritis (OA) degeneration of joint cartilage and the underlying bone
osteoporosis a medical condition in which the bones become brittle and fragile from loss of bone density and poor microarchitecture
prostaglandin a mediator responsible for the features of inflammation, such as swelling, pain, stiffness, redness, and warmth
(bone) resorption removal of osseous tissue by osteoclasts
Reye syndrome a life-threatening metabolic disorder in young children of uncertain cause. Aspirin use may precipitate the syndrome
Skeletal muscle muscle that is connected to the skeleton to form part of the mechanical system that moves the limbs and other parts of the body
skeletal system the hard structure (bones and cartilage) that provides a frame for the body
spongy bone meshwork of spongy bone typically found at the core of vertebral bones in the spine and the ends of the long bones, also known as cancellous bone
subchondrial bone bone located below the cartilage, particularly within a joint
synovium a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluid
tendon a flexible but inelastic cord of strong fibrous collagen tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone
uric acid the water-insoluble end product of purine metabolism; deposition of uric acid as crystals in the joints and kidneys causes gout
Created by: DbaileyC
 

 



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