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5 Matching questions

  1. my/o
  2. rotation
  3. impingement syndrome
  4. adduction
  5. rheumatologist
  1. a This medical specialist treats disorders that involve inflammation of connective tissues, including muscles.
  2. b The circular movement around an axis such as at the shoulder joint is called:
  3. c The related combining form for muscle is:
  4. d This condition occurs when inflamed and swollen tendons are caught in the narrow space between the bones within the shoulder joint.
  5. e The movement of a limb toward the midline of the body is called:

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. This condition is an inflammation of the tissues surrounding the elbow.
  2. The abnormal hardening of muscle tissue is called:
  3. The extreme slowness in movement is called:
  4. The study of muscular activity and the resulting movement of body parts is called:
  5. The act of rotating the arm or the leg so that the palm of the hand or sole of the foot is turned
    forward or upward is called:

5 True/False questions

  1. myomalaciaThe abnormal softening of muscle tissue is called:


  2. atrophyThe weakness or wearing away of body tissues and structures is called:


  3. contractionThe tightening of a muscle is called:


  4. flexionDecreasing the angle between two bones by bending a limb at a joint is called:


  5. carpal tunnel syndromeThe symptoms occur when the tendons passing through the carpal tunnel are chronically overused and become inflamed and swollen.


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