11. The medical term for the degeneration of muscle tissue is __________. myolysis 12. Plantar flexion bends the foot upward at the ankle. False 13. Which term means a disease characterized by the simultaneous inflammation of voluntary muscles in many parts of the body? polymyositis 14. Circumduction is the circular movement at the far end of a limb. True 15. A/An __________ blocker is a drug that causes temporary paralysis by blocking the transmission of nerve stimuli to the muscles. neuromuscular 16. Clue: abnormally increased muscle function or activity HYPER- KINES -IA 17. Which term describes a band of fibers that hold structures together abnormally? adhesion 18. One of the signs of Parkinson's disease is __________, or extreme slowness in movement. bradykinesia 19. Treatment for Pedro included the surgical suturing of the divided ends of a tendon. The medical term for this procedure is __________. tenorrhaphy 20. Chronic fatigue syndrome results from repeated motions performed in the course of normal work and daily activities. False 21. Which term means the release of a tendon from adhesions? tenolysis 22. A chronic pain disorder that affects muscles and fascia throughout the body is called __________ __________ __________. myofascial pain syndrome 23. Ginger Williams has pain in her heel caused by a calcium deposit. This calcium deposit is known as a __________ ___________. heel spur 24. A diagnostic test involving recording the electrical activity within muscle fibers in response to nerve stimulation is known as __________. electromyography 25. Clue: inflammation of a fasciaFASCI -ITIS
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