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-ics

knowledge or practice

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Brachii

the arm

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bi-

two

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-ceps

head

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brachi/o-

arm

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radi/o-

radium

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-alis

pertaining to

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extens/o-

straightening

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-or

person or thing that produces or does

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flex/o-

bending

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temporalis

temporal bone of the cranium

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tempor/o-

temple side of the head

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-alis

pertaining to

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tri-

three

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-ceps

head

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Abduction

moving a body part away from the midline of the body

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ab-

away from

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duct/o-

bring or move; a duct

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Adduction

moving a body part toward the midline of the body

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ad-

toward

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roataion

moving a body part around its axis

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rotat/o-

rotate

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supination

turning the palm of the hand upward

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sipinat/o-

lying on the back

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pronation

turning the palm of the hand downward

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pronat/o-

lying face down

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atrophy

muscle wasting

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avulsion

muscle tears way from the tendon or the tendon tears wat from the bone

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fasciotomy

procedure to cut into the thin connective tissue

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fibromyalgia

widespread pain

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fibr.o-

fiber

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my/o-

muscle

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alg/o-

pain

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myalgia

muscle pain

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polymyalgia

pain in several muscle groups

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Torticolllis

painful contracture of the muscles one side of the neck

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Ataxia

inability to coordinate voluntary movements, walks with an uncoordinated gait

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Gait

a manner of walking or moving on foot

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-clonus

rapid contracting and relaxing when an individual attempts movement there is difficulty controlling the voluntary muscles

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Athetoid movements

slow, purposeless writhing of the hands

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tremor

shaking continuously