Flashcards in Chap 15, Terminology, Muscles Deck (38)
fascia (forms sheaths enveloping muscles)
Incision of fascia. Fascia is cut to relieve tension or pressure on muscles.
fibrous connective tissue
Pain of fibrous connective tissue and muscle. Chronic pain and stiffness in muscles, joints, and fibrous tissue, especially of the back, shoulders, neck, hips, and knees. Fatigue is a common complaint. Cause in unknown, and treatment includes physical therapy, stress relief methods, and medications such as Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Lyrica (pregabalin).
smooth (visceral) muscle that lines the walls of internal organs
Tumor (benign) of a smooth, involuntary muscle.
Malignant tumor of smooth, involuntary muscle.
Pain of a muscle or muscle pain.
Process of recording the strength of muscle contraction as a result of electrical stimulation.
Disease of muscles.
Pertaining to heart muscle.
Inflammation of muscles.
sole of the foot
Bending downward of the sole of the foot.
skeletal (striated) muscle connected to bones
Benign tumor of striated, voluntary muscle (attached to bones).
Malignant tumor of striated, voluntary or skeletal muscle.
muscle and flesh
Loss of muscle mass and strength associated with aging. Exercise and strength training can help preserve and enhance muscle mass at any age.
lack of strength
Condition of muscle weakness caused by a failure in transmission of nervous impulses from a nerve to muscle cell.
Decrease in size of a normally developed organ or tissue; wasting of tissue.
Excessive development (increase in cell size).
Pertaining to loss of muscle development
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig disease)
Muscles deteriorate (paralysis occurs) as a result of degeneration of nerves in the spinal cord and lower region of the brain.
Process of carrying away (muscle is pulled away from the midline of the body). Duct/o means to lead.
Process of carrying toward (muscle is pulled toward the midline of the body).
Upward or backward flexion of a part of the body. Bending a part of the body as in the foot, toes or hand, fingers backward and upward.
Pain of many muscles.