MSK General things Flashcards Preview

Laura MSK UL > MSK General things > Flashcards

Flashcards in MSK General things Deck (11):
1

What is the difference between dorsi and plantar flexion?

Dorsi is flexion of the ankle so the foot point more superiorly/up.
Plantar is as if you are planting your foot on the ground

2

In which direction do
Coronal
Saggital
Axial
planes cut?

Coronal is as if you have a crown on your head.
Saggital is as if you have cut through the nose
Axial is like taking an axe to the the stomach.

3

What structure allows pro/retraction? What are these?

The scapula?
Protraction is when you stretch your arm out
Retraction is when you are able to move your shoulder behing your back

4

What is the appendicular skeleton made up of?

The limbs and the pectoral and pelvic girdles

5

What is the axial skeleton make up of?

The skull, vertebral column, sternum and ribs

6

What is the role of red bone marrow and erythropoetin?

Production of erythrocytes by erythropoisis. Erythropoietin stimulates red blood cell production.

7

What can lymph nodes be used for the detection of?

Cancer

8

What does it mean if something is found dorsally when talking about limb development? Give examples

Remember the yoga type position
Found towards the back/posteriorly
Back of the hand and top of the foot

9

What does it mean if something is found ventrally? Give examples

Towards the belly or anteriorly
Palm of the hand
Sole of the foot

10

What does it mean if something is found posteriorly in embryonic development?

Towards the tail /inferiorly

11

What does it mean if something is found anteriorly in embryonic development?

Towards the head / superiorly