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Lateral movement of the limbs away from the median of the body
Abduction
Scraping away of skin or mucous membrane as a result of injury or by mechanical means
Abrasion
one of the contractile proteins that make up the saromeres of muscle tissue
Actin
Sharp, Sever; or Rapid onset, severe symptoms, and short course
Acute
Movement of limb towards the median plane
Adduction
a. breast- glandular structures that comprise the mammory lobules and site of milk synthesis
b.dentales- tooth sockets
c.pulmonis- air sacs of the lungs
Alveoli
position human body is studied (hands facin back)
Anatomical position
1. Structure of organism
2. Branch of science dealing with structure of organism
Anatomy
That which counteracts the action of something else
Antagonist
Muscle directly engaged in contraction
Agonist
Front of or before
Anterior
Skeleton that shows limbs
Appendicular skeleton
Vessle that carries blood from the heart to the tissues
Artery
A forcible tearing away of a part or structure
Avulsion
Skeleton situated in or on an axis
Axial Skeleton
A line that runs through the middle of the body or part of the body
axis
Part of a nerve cell that conducts impulses away from the cell body
Axon
Single-celled organism w/o a true nucleus
bacteria
The application of mechanical forces to a living organism and the investigation of the effects
Biomechanics
Relative % of body fat and lean body mass
Body composition
connects arteries and veins
capillary
muscle in the heart
Cardiac muscle
transverse, saggital, and coronal planes
cardinal planes
revolve around an axis
circumduction
very strong fiber in connective tissue
collagen
Denoting the condition that a person has or is believed to have
Diagnosis
Involuntary muscle contractions and relaxation
Convulsions
Something that counteracts an irritant
counterirritant
removing heat and slowing down cell metabolism to reduce pain spasm and inflammation
cyrotherapy
a blueish discoloration of the skin or mucous membrane
Cyanosis
to remove foreign material
debride
results from decrease in physical activity
deconditioning
deterioration or impairment of an organ
Degeneration
Branched part of neuron cell that conducts impulses
Dendrite
insturment for cutting thin slices of skin
Dermatome