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chapter 8 clinical terms related to the muscular system
condition of great resistance to the stretch of a muscle
series of involuntary contractions of various voluntary muscles
technique for recording electrical changes in muscle tissues
spontaneous contractions of individual muscle fibers, producing rapid and uncoordinated activity within a muscle
degenerative disease in which fibrous connective tissue replaces skeletal muscle tissue
inflammation of fibrous connective tissues, especially in the muscle fascia. This disease is also called muscular rheumatism
group of inherited disorders in which deficiency of dystrophin or associated glycoproteins collapses muscle cells, leading to progressive loss of function
pain from any muscular disease or disorder
chronic disease in which muscles are weak and easily fatigued because of malfunctioning neuromuscular junctions
persistent quivering of a muscle
study of muscles
tumor composed of muscle tissue
any muscular disease
inflammation of skeletal muscle tissue
cutting of muscle tissue
prolonged muscular spasm
loss of ability to move a body part
partial or slight paralysis of muscles
soreness of the front of the leg due to straining the anterior leg muscles, often a result of walking up and down hills
condition in which the neck muscles, such as hte sternocleidomastoids, contract involuntarily. it is more commonly called wryneck.