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Flashcards in Chapter 4 (Part 2) - Muscular System Deck (26):
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duct/o

to bring

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extens/o

to stretch out

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fasci/o

fibrous band

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fibr/o

fibers

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kinesi/o

movement

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my/o

muscle

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plant/o

sole of the foot

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rotat.o

to revolve

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tend/o

tendon

10

vers/o

to turn

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-asthenia

weakness

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-ion

action, condition

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-kinesia

movement

14

-tonia

tone

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abduction

movement away from the midline of the body

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adduction

movement toward the midline of the body

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flexion

act of bending or being bent

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extension

movement brining a limb towards a straight condition

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dorsiflexion

bending backwards

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plantar flexion

bending of sole of foot, pointing the toes downward

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eversion

turning outward

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inversion

turning inward

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pronation

to turn downward

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supination

to turn the palm or bottom of foot upward

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circumduction

Movement in a circular direction from a central point (think drawing a circle in the air)

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IM

intramuscular