Ch. 6-10 terms - Ch.6 Terms 1. Measurements of human...

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Ch.6 Terms 1. Measurements of human features such as height, weight and body circumference. (Two words) a. Anthropometric Measurements 2. Measures subcutaneous body fat (three words) a. Triceps Skin Calipers 3. A type of wound or injury caused by an external force. a. Trauma 4. A deformity, in which the sternum or breastbone projects interior or forward. (Two words) a. Pigeon Chest 5. Characterized by the deposit of lime salts on the tissues a. Calcinosis 6. Inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord leading to muscle paralysis and immobility a. Poliomyelitis 7. Locally inflamed muscles and connective tissue a. Fibromyositis 8. Inversion of the foot and the eversion of the ankle a. Talipes 9. The inflammation of the bone marrow. a. Osteomyelitis 10. Spinal fusion (two words) a. Spinal Ankylosing 1. An inflammatory condition of the joints causing stiffness, swelling, pain and major changes in the synovial capsule of a joint. (Two words) a. Rheumatoid arthritis 2. A metabolic disease characterized by inflammation in the foot, knee or elbow. a. Gout 3. One who practices by hands is a a. Chiropractor
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4. A term meaning a ruptured or protruding vertebral disc cartilage: (two words) a. Slipped Disc 5. Exaggerated posterior curve of the spine (hunchback) a. Kyphosis 6. A person with a lateral body curve is said to have? a. Scoliosis 7. Partial or incomplete dislocation a. Subluxation 8. To tear away a. Avulsion 9. The arching of the foot is flattened inward or downward is known as: (two words) a. Pes Planus 10. Locally inflamed muscles and connective tissue a. Fibromyositis 11. The diagnostic term for knees are bent outward is: (two words) a. Genu Varum 12. Abnormal condition characterized by chronic fatigue and muscle weakness (two words) a. Myasthenia Gravis Ch.7 Terms 1. Chronic central nervous system disease characterized by fine slowly spreading tremors, muscular weakness, and shuffling gait (two words) a. Parkinson’s Disease 2. Bilateral, symmetrical, non-progressive paralysis resulting from birth defects (two words) a. Cerebral Palsy (C.P.) 3. Inflammation of the inner, middle or external ear a. Otitis 4. A swelling of blood
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a. (Hematoma) 5. What disease is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease that is the rapid and progressive degeneration of motor neurons of the anterior horn and corticospinal tracts? (Three words) a. (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 6. Refers to a split mind a. (Schizophrenia) 7. Inflammation of the tear sac a. (Dacryocystitis) 8. Inflammation of the tear gland a. (Dacryoadenitis) 9. Inflamed eyelid a. (Palpebritis) 10. Breakdown of the macular lutea retinae in the center of the retina (two
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This note was uploaded on 08/02/2011 for the course CHM 2045 taught by Professor Geiger during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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Ch. 6-10 terms - Ch.6 Terms 1. Measurements of human...

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