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muscle/orthroped voc

muscle/orthropedic vocabulary

abduction to take away from; away from midline
adduction to move toward midline
amyotrophic loss of muscle development
atrophy decrease in size of an organ/tissue
cardiac muscle muscle of the heart; not conscious control
dorsiflexion backward(upward) bending of the foot
electromyography process of recording the electricity of the heart
fasciecetomy removal of fascia
fibromyalgia pain in muscles,fibrous connective tissue
hypertrophy increase in size of an organ/tissue; excessive development
insertion point of junction of the muscle to the bone
leiomyoma benign tumor of smooth muscle
leiomyosarcoma malignant tumor of smooth muscle
myalgia muscle pain
myasthenia gravis condition of muscle weakness due to failure in transmission of nervous impluses from nerve to muscle cells
myocardial pertaining to the heart muscles
myopathy disease of muscle
myositis inflammation of muscle
origin point of attachment of the muscle to the bone; stationary
plantar flexion bending foot downward toward the sole of the foot
polymyalgia pain in many muscles
rhabdomyoma benign tumor of skeletal muscles
rhabdomyosarcoma malignant tumor of skeletal muscles
smooth muscle muscle connected to internal organs; involuntary or visceral muscle
striated muscle voluntary control, moves all bones as well as the eyes and face
Created by: clmcnees