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MUSCULAR SYSTEM SPELLING AND TERM

MEDICAL ASSISTANT SPELLING AND TERMINOLOGY (MUSCULAR SYSTEM)
STUDY
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MYOSCLEROSIS
HARDENING OF A MUSCLE
HYPERKINESIA
INCREASED MUSCULAR MOVEMENT
PARAPLEGIA
PARALYISIS OF THE LOWER TRUNK AND LEGS
QUADRIPLEGIA
PARALYSIS OF ALL FOUR EXTREMITIES
TORTICOLLIS
"STIFF NECK"
MYORRHAPHY
SUTURING OF A MUSCLE
EPIMYSIUM
OUTER COVERING OF A MUSCLE
ENDOMYSIUM
COVERING OF EACH MUSCLE FIBER
PERIMYSIUM
OUTER COVERING OF SMALL BUNDLES OF MUSCLE
SYNERGIST
A MUSCLE FUNCTIONING IN COOPERATION WITH ANOTHER MUSCLE
AGONIST
A CONTRACTING MUSCLE
ANTAGONIST
A MUSCLE THAT OPPOSES
TENDON
FIBROUS BANDS OF TISSUE THAT ATTACHES MUSCLE TO BONE
LIGAMENT
FIBROUS BANDS OF TISSUE THAT HOLD BONES TOGETHER AT A JOINT
MYOCELE
HERNIATION OF A MUSCLE
MUSCLE
TISSUE COMPOSED OF FIBERS THAT ARE CAPABLE OF CONTRACTION
MYALGIA
PAIN IN THE MUSCLE
MYODYNIA
PAIN IN THE MUSCLE
MYOCYTE
MUSCLE CELL
MYOGENESIS
FORMATION OF MUSCLE CELLS
MYOLOGY
STUDY OF MUSCLES
KINESIOLOGY
STUDY OF MUSCULAR ACTIVITY AND MOVEMENT OF BODY PARTS
MYOPATHY
DISEASE OF A MUSCLE
MYOPLASTY
SURGICAL REPAIR OF A MUSCLE
MYORRHEXIS
TEARING OF A MUSCLE
MYOMALACIA
SOFTENING OF A MUSCLE
MYOLYSIS
DESTRUCTION OF A MUSCLE
SPRAIN
TRAUMATIC INJURY TO TENDONS, MUSCLE, AND LIGAMENTS AROUND A JOINT
STRAIN
OVERSTRETCHING OF A MUSCLE
TRAPEZIUS
FLAT, TRIANGULAR MUSCLE COVERING THE POSTERIOR PORTION OF THE NECK, SHOULDER, AND UPPER BACK
ACHILLES TENDON
MAJOR TENDON OF THE HEEL
GASTROCNEMIUS
MAJOR MUSCLE IN THE CALF OF THE LEG
DELTOID
MUSCLE THAT COVERS THE SHOULDER PROMINENCE
SEMITENDONOSUS
MUSCLE OF THE POSTERIOR, INNER THIGH
SOLEUS
MUSCLE OF THE CALF OF THE LEG, UNDER THE GASTROCNEMIUS
BICEPS FEMORIS
ONE OF THE HAMSTRING MUSCLES
STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID
MUSCLE THAT IS ATTACHED TO THE STERNUM, CLAVICLE, AND MASTOID BONE
PECTORALIS
MUSCLES OF THE CHEST
SARTORIUS
MUSCLE THAT EXTENDS FROM THE PELVIS TO THE CALF
LATISSIMUS DORSI
MAJOR MUSCLE OF THE LOWER BACK
STRIATED
STRIPED IN APPEARANCE
MUSCLE TONE
PARTIAL STATE OF CONTRACTION
CONTRACTURE
PERMANENT CONTRACTING OF A MUSCLE
TENDINITIS
INFLAMMATION OF A TENDON
MYOISCHEMIA
LACK OF OXYGEN IN THE MUSCLE TISSUE, DUE TO LACK OF BLOOD SUPPLY
MYOEDEMA
SWELLING OF A MUSCLE
PHYSICAL THERAPY
BRANCH OF MEDICINE THAT DEALS WITH THE RESTORATION OF STRENGTH AND FUNCTION AND INJURED STRUCTURES
EMG
ELECTROMYOGRAPHY
IM
INTRAMUSCULAR
MD
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
NSAIDS
NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS
FASCIA
BAND OF FIBROUS TISSUE THAT COVERS, SUPPORTS, AND SEPARATES MUSCLES
TONUS
NORMAL STATE OF BALANCED MUSCLE TENSION PRESENT IN BODY WHEN ONE IS AWAKE
ABDUCTION
MOVEMENT AWAY FROM THE MIDLINE OF THE BODY
ADDUCTION
MOVEMENT TOWARD THE MIDLINE OF THE BODY
FLEXION
DECREASING THE ANGLE BETWEEN TWO BONES OR BENDING A LIMB AT A JOINT
EXTENSION
INCREASING AN ANGLE BETWEEN TWO BONES OR STRAIGHTENING A JOINT
HYPEREXTENSION
OVER EXTENSTION OF A LIMB OR BODY PART BEYOND ITS NORMAL LIMIT
ELEVATION
LIFTING A BODY PART
DEPRESSION
LOWERING A BODY PART
ROTATION
CIRCULAR MOVEMENT OF A LIMB AROUND AN AXIS
CIRCUMDUCTION
CIRCULAR MOVEMENT OF A LIMB AT THE FAR END
SUPINATION
ROTATING THE ARM OR LEG SO THE PALM OF THE HAND, OR SOLE OF THE FOOT IS TURNED UPWARD AND FORWARD
PRONATION
ROTATING THE ARM OR LEG SO THE PALM OF THE HAND, OR THE SOLE OF THE FOOT IS TURNED DOWNWARD OR BACKWARDS
MUSCLE ORIGIN
WHERE A MUSCLE ORIGINATES
MUSCLE INSERTION
WHERE A MUSCLE ENDS
ELECTROMYOGRAPHY
RECORDS THE STRENGTH OF MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS AS THE RESULT OF ELECTRICAL STIMULATION
EPICONDYLITIS
INFLAMMATION OF TISSUES AROUND THE ELBOW
ATAXIA
INNABILITY TO COORDINATE THE MUSCLES IN THE EXECUTION OF VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT
HYPERTROPHY
OVER DEVELOPMENT OF A MUSCLE
MYOFIBRILS
SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBERS
ATONIC
LACK OF NORMAL MUSCLE TONE
DYSTONIA
ABNORMAL MUSCLE TONE
MYOTONIA
DELAYED RELAXATION OF A MUSCLE AFTER A STRONG CONTRACTION
MYASTHENIA GRAVIS
AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY MUSCLE WEAKNESS, CHIEFLY OF MUSCLES INNERVATED BY CRANIAL NERVES
MYONECROSIS
DEATH OF INDIVIDUAL MUSCLE FIBERS
VISCERALGIA
PAIN THE THE VISCERA
ROM
RANGE OF MOTION
DTR
DEEP TENDON REFLEX
MYOTROPHY
WASTING AWAY OF A MUSCLE
ATROPHY
WASTING AWAY OF A MUSCLE