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muscle biopsy
removal of tissue for microscopic exam
arthroscopy
visual exam of the inside of a joint with an endoscope
arthroplasty
surgical repair of a joint
arthrocentesis
surgical puncure to remove fluid from the joint space
erythrocyte sedimentation rate
ESR
measures the rate at which erythrocytes settle to the bottom of a test tube
muscular dystrophy
weakness and degeneration of muscle fibers
lupus
chronic inflammatory disease of the joint
lyme disease
recurrent disorder with severe arthritis
ganglion
fluid filled sac
RA
chronic disease of the joints
osteoarthritis
progressive degenerative joint disease
arthritis
inflammation of the joints
insertion
point of junction that allows movement of muscle and bone
suture joint
immovable
synovial joint
free moving
ball and socket
hinge
ligament
thickened fiberous band of connective tissue that anchors bone to bone
bursea
closed sac of synovial fluid lined with synovial membrane
3 types of muscles
striated
smooth
cardiac
skeletal muscle
striated
visceral muscle
smooth
# of muscles in the body
600
origin
point of attachment of a muscle