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a-
No, Not, Without
ab-
Away From
ad-
Toward
-asthenia
Weakness
circum-
Around, About
claudicat/o
Limping
duct/o
To Lead
ex-
Outside, Away From
fasci/o
Fasci/o, Fiborous Band
hyper-
Excessive Increased
hypo-
Deficient Decreased
-ic
Pertaining To
-itis
Inflammation
kinesi/o
Movement
my/o
Muscle
synovi/o
Synovial Membrane,
Synovial Fluid
tax/o
Coordination, Order
ten/o
Tendon, Stretched Out, Extend, Strain
ton/o
Tension, Tone, Stretching
-trophy
Nourishment
Abduction
Lateral movement of the limbs away from the median plane of the body.
Adduction
Movement of a limb or eye toward the median plane of the body.
Atonic
Lack of normal tone or tension muscle tone.
Atrophy
Lack of nourishment.
Circumduction
Circular movement of a limb.
Claudication
Lameness, Limping.
Dystaxis
Difficulty in controlling voluntary movement.
Dystonis
Condition of impaired muscle tone.
Hypertonia
Increased tone or strength.
Tenosynovitis
Inflammation of the tendon sheath synovial.
Antagonistic
One who opposes and contends against another; an adversary.
Ataxia
Lack of muscular coordination
Extensor
Muscle that extends a part of the body.
Flexor
Muscle that brings two bones together.
Kinesiology
Study of muscles and body movement.
Oblique
Slanting/Diagonal stomach muscle-6 pack.
Platysma
Subcutaneous neck muscle extending from the neck to collar bone - (clavical)
Sternocleidomastoid
Muscle arising from the sternum and clavicle with its insertion in the mastoid process.
Torticollis
Stiff neck caused by spasmodic contraction on the neck; wry neck.
Transverse
Lying across the long axis of the body or of a part.