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34 Cards in this Set

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Age-related hearing loss with gradually progressive inability to hear, especially high frequency sounds. Presbycusis most often occurs in both ears
noise or ringing in the ear
is an operation to repair a hole (perforation) in the eardrum (tympanic membrane). A perforation is usually caused by an infection in the middle ear that bursts through the eardrum. Can also be caused by trauma.
is a surgical procedure in which a tiny incision is created in the eardrum, so as to relieve pressure caused by the excessive build-up of fluid, or to drain pus
or auriscope is a medical device which is used to look into the ears
is the testing of hearing ability, involving threshholds and differing frequencies.Typically, audiometric tests determine a subject's hearing levels with the help of an audiometer
a type of movement which draws a limb away from the median plane of the body
movement of the sole towards the median plane
the anatomical term of motion denoting the movement of the sole of the foot away from the median plane
movement of a joint whereby one part of the body is moved away from another
The act of bending a joint or limb in the body by the action of flexors. The resulting condition of being bent.
is a rotational movement of the forearm at the radioulnar joint or of the foot at the subtalar and talocalcaneonavicular joints.
in the forearm when the palm faces anteriorly
is a circular movement of an object around a center (or point) of rotation
a Latin prefix meaning "between", among, or "within a group"
Above; over; on top of
together, with
joining together
Loss or lack of bodily strength; weakness; debility
-CLASIA, -CLASIS, -CLASTAbove; over; on top of
condition involving crushing or breaking up
fixation/bind together by surgery
the segment of a bone that is responsible for lengthening
a cleft or split. (cleft lip)
is a stiffness of a joint due to abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of the joint, which may be the result of injury or disease
the painful inflammation of the bursa, a padlike sac found in areas subject to friction
a tumor composed of cells of the type normally found in the bone marrow
A condition of bone in which there is a generalized reduction in bone mass that is less severe than that in osteoporosis, caused by the resorption of bone at a rate that exceeds bone synthesis.
Osteomalacia is softening of the bones due to a lack of vitamin D or a problem with the body's ability to break down and use this vitamin
means 'many muscle inflammation'.
is a developmental birth defect involving the neural tube. In utero, the neural tube fails to close completely. The anomaly originates as the posterior neuropore fail to close at the end of 27th intrauterine life. As a consequence the vertebrae overlying the open portion of the spinal cord do not fully form and remain unfused and open. Thus, the spinal cord is exposed. Patients with rachischisis have motor and sensory deficits, chronic infections, and disturbances in bladder function
is a term referring to degenerative osteoarthritis of the joints between the centra of the spinal vertebrae and/or neural foraminae
the inflammation of the fluid-filled sheath (called the synovium) that surrounds a tendon. Symptoms of tenosynovitis include pain, swelling and difficulty moving the particular joint where the inflammation occurs
also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease, is a group of mechanical abnormalities involving degradation of joints including articular cartilage and subchondral bone
also called hallux valgus): is a deformity characterized by lateral deviation of the great toe, often erroneously described as an enlargement of bone or tissue around the joint at the head of the big toe (metatarsophalangeal joint). As the great toe (hallux) turns in toward the second toe (angulation) the tissues surrounding the joint may become swollen and tender.