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Muscular System - Medical Terminology

Health Science & Technology Medical Terminology - The Muscular System
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troph
nourishment
-y
process of
a/troph/y
muscle without nourishment
bi
two
-ceps
head
bi/ceps
two-headed muscle
fibro
fiber
myl
muscle
-algia
pain
fibro/myl/agia
pain in the muscle fiber
gastrocnemi
calf or belly of the leg
hyper
excessive
hyper/troph/y
pertaining to excessive nourishment; causes enlargement
intra
into
muscul
muscle
-ar
pertaining to
intra/muscul/ar
pertaining to inside the muscle
myl/algia
muscle pain
my
muscle
asthenia
weakness
gravis
heavy, grave
myasthenia gravis
grave muscle weakness
neuro
nerve
neuro/muscul/ar
pertaining to he nerve and muscle
physio
nature
physiotherapy
treatment with natural means
ADL
Activities of Daily Living
MD
muscular dystrophy
PT
physical therapy
OT
occupational therapy
hemi
hemiplegia - paralysis of one side of the body
quad
quadriplegia - paralysis from the neck down