Quadriplegia - Paralysis of all four extremities.( kwad -rih- PLEE -jee-ah) Sarcopenia - The loss of muscle mass, strength, and function that come with aging.( sar -koh- PEE- nee-ah) Shin splint - A painful condition caused by the tibialis anterior muscle tearing away from the tibia (shin bone). Singultus - Myoclonus of the diaphragm that causes the characteristic hiccup sound with each spasm; also known as hiccups.(sing- GUL -tus) Sphincter - A ring-like muscle that tightly constricts the opening of a passageway.( SFINK -ter) Sprain - An injury to a joint, such as ankle, knee, or wrist, which usually occurs when a ligament is wrenched or torn. Tenodesis - The suturing of the end of a tendon to a bone.(ten- ODD -eh-sis) Tenolysis - The release of a tendon from adhesions.(ten- OL -ih-sis) Tenorrhaphy - The surgical suturing together of the divided ends of a tendon.(ten- OR -ah-fee) Tenosynovitis - An inflammation of the sheath surrounding a tendon.( ten -oh-sin-oh- VYE -tis) Tenotomy - A surgical incision into a tendon.(ten- OT -ah-mee) Torticollis - A stiff neck due to spasmodic contraction of the neck muscles that pull the head toward the affected side; also known as wryneck.( tor -tih- KOL -is)
HIT-110 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I WEEK 5 ASSIGNMENT 3 MATTHEW HANCOCK Transverse - In a crosswise direction.(trans- VERSE ) Chapter 4 Word Parts Bi; twice, double, two -cele; hernia, tumor, swelling Dys-; bad, difficult, or painful Fasci/o – fascia, fibrous band Fibr/o; fibrous tissue, fiber -ia; abdnormal condition, disease, plural of –ium -ic; pertaining to Kines/o, kinesi/o; movement My/o; muscle -plegia; paralysis, stroke -rrhexis; rupture Tax/o; coordination, order Ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o; tendon, stretch out, extend, strain Ton/o; tone, stretching, tension Tri-; three
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