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myitis inflammation of the muscles
myogenesis formation of muscular tissue
brachialgia pain in arm
BRADYKINESIA slowness of movement IN MUSCLES
CLONIC An abnormality in neuromuscular activity characterized by rapidly alternating muscular contraction and relaxation
FASCIA Anatomy A sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue enveloping, separating, or binding together muscles, organs, and other soft structures of the body
INSERTION An insertion is the point at which a muscle attaches to the skin, a bone, or another muscle
ISOTONIC In an isotonic contraction, tension rises and the skeletal muscle's length changes
MYASHENIA muscular debility or weakness
MYOPARESIS Slight muscular paralysis.
MYORRHAPHY suturing of a wound in a muscle
NEUROMYOPATHIC A disorder or disease affecting nerves and associated muscle tissue
TENODESIS The surgical anchoring of a tendon, as to a bone
APONEUROSIS A sheetlike fibrous membrane resembling a flattened tendon that serves as a fascia to bind muscles together or to connect muscle to bone
ATROPHY A wasting or decrease in size of a body organ, tissue, or part owing to disease, injury, or lack of use
EXCITABILITY to arouse the property of a cell that enables it to react to irritation or stimulation, such as the ability of a nerve or muscle cell to react to an electric stimulus.
ELASTICITY The condition or property of being elastic; flexibility.
MYOFIBRILS One of the threadlike longitudinal fibrils occurring in a skeletal or cardiac muscle fiber
TENDON band of tough, inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment and consists of rows of elongated cells, minimal ground substance, and densely arranged, almost parallel, bundles of collageneous fibers.
FASCICLE a bundle of skeletal muscle fibers surrounded by perimysium, a type of connective tissue
ROTATOR CUFF an anatomical term given to the group of muscles and their tendons that act to stabilize the shoulder.
STRAIN an overstretching or overexertion of some part of the musculature.
SYNOVECTOMY Excision of part or all of the synovial membrane of a joint
DIATHERMY the heating of body tissues due to their resistance to the passage of high-frequency electromagnetic radiation, electric current, or ultrasonic waves
CONTRACTURE An abnormal, often permanent shortening, as of muscle or scar tissue, that results in distortion or deformity, especially of a joint of the body.
EXTRINSIC Of or relating to an organ or structure, especially a muscle, originating outside of the part where it is found or upon which it acts
DYSTROPHIN protein that helps muscle tissue repair itself
GLYCOLYSIS The pathway in which a cell breaks down glucose into energy.
AEROBIC pertaining to the presence of air or oxygen
LACTIC ACID A syrupy, water-soluble liquid existing in three isomeric forms: one in muscle tissue and blood as a result of anaerobic glucose metabolism,
NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION the area of contact between the ends of a large myelinated nerve fiber and a fiber of skeletal muscle
SARCOMERES One of the segments into which a fibril of striated muscle is divided
ANTAGONIST the contractile unit of a myofibril
HYPERTROPHY A nontumorous enlargement of an organ or a tissue as a result of an increase in the size rather than the number of constituent cells.
ATROPHY a wasting away; a diminution in the size of a cell, tissue, organ, or part.
Created by: durbin



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