chapter 4 - Word Parts bi- = Two-cele = hernia dys- = Bad...

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Word Parts bi - = Two -cele = hernia dys - = Bad fasci/o = fasci (skin) fibr/o = fibrous connective tissue -ia = Condition -ic = pertaining to kines/o, kinesi/o = movement my/o = muscle -plegia = paralysis -rrhexis = fracture tax/o = coordinator, order ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o = mean ton/o = tension, tone, stretching tri- = three Medical Terms abduction = moves away from the midline. adduction = moves toward the midline. adhesion = is a band of fibrous tissue that holds structures together abnormally. ataxia = the inability to coordinate muscle activity during voluntary movement atonic = means lacking normal muscle tone or strength atrophy = means weakness or wearing away of body tissues and structures. bradykinesia = extreme slowness in movement carpal tunnel syndrome = tendons that pass through the carpal tunnel are chronically overused and become inflamed and swollen chronic fatigue syndrome = disorder of unknown cause that affects many body systems circumduction = circular movement of a limb at the far end contracture = the permanent
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course HRP 2303 taught by Professor Judithguetzow during the Spring '12 term at Texas Pan American.

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