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IV. Terms Pertaining to Injury or Conditions A-C
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a scraping away of a portion of the skin or mucous membrane. (strawberry)
having a rapid onset with a short duration
move or walk from place to place
Absence or suppression of menstration
a substance that resembles cholesterol chemically and that promotes constructive metabolism where a hormone deficiency exists.
an agent that alleviates pain without causing loss of consciousness
Increased susceptibility to foreign protein or toxin as the result of previous exposure to it.
a reduction of below normal in the number of red blood cells, the quantity of hema global, or the volume of red cells per unit of blood.
the loss of sensation of pain.
deviation from the normal
lack of oxygen
Anterior Tibia Syndrome
rapid swelling of muscle within the anterior tibial compartment or hemorrhage into this space with irreparable scarring
globulins that combine specifically with antigens and neutralize toxins
agent that relieves or reduces fever
an antibody formed in the body as a result of introduction of a toxin and capable of neutralizing the specific toxin the stimulates its production.
inflammation of a joint
a chemical substance which has the capacity to inhibit the growth of or destroy bacteria
the removal of fluids or gases from a cavity by suction
a fungus infection causing inflammation of the skin of the foot
normal, healthy, efficient heart in a well conditioned athlete; apparent enlargement may be from ventricular hypertrophy or increased distensibility; returns to prior size after cessation of training.
decrease in the size of a cell, tissue, organ, or part (muscle)
devoid of blood circulation
the tearing away forcibly of a part or structure
relatively rapid muscle contraction and movement of a limb through a range of motion
the minimal energy expended for the maintenance of respiration, circulation, peristalsis, muscle tones, body temperature, glandular activity, and other negative functions of the body
a localized collection of fluid in the epidermis
a staphylococcal infection of follicles of hair and sebaceous glands
anterior branches of 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th cervical and greater part of 1st dorsal nerves, brachial referring to the arm.
inflammation of bronchial tubes
circumscribed dirty white to yellowish-white horny patches of epidermis caused by chronic physical trauma in areas of friction.
a projecting pad supported at only one end of the shoulder pad
the application of electrical impulses to the heart to stop the uncoordinated contraction of heart muscle fibers.
traumatic deformity of the ear due to repeated contusion or friction (Hematoma Auris)
Celiac (Solar) Plexus
a nerve network with its origin in the solar plexus and branches from lesser splanchnic and vagus nerves
anterior branches of first 4 cervical nerves; cervical referring to the neck.
contusion to the quadriceps muscle.
softness of the underside of the patella.
persisting over a long period of time
acute abdominal pain
main organic constituent of connective tissue
a disorder of the upper respiratory tract sometimes following exposure to wet and cold, which may be viral, a mixed infection , or an allergic reaction
the muscle actually shortens and when one end is held still, the other pulls; the bond thus serves as a lever and the joint as its fulcrum; the most common type of contraction used in physical activities
referring to conditions that are present during fetal life, regardless of their causation
mucous membranes that line the eyes
Countrecoup Brain Injury
After the head is struck, brain continues to move within skill, resulting in injury to the opposite side of the force.
Crackling sound during movement of ends of a broken bone
the therapeutic use of cold
Slightly blusih, grayish, or dark purple discoloration of the skin caused by a reduced amount of blood hemoglobin.
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