Musculoskeletal System

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  1. kyphosis
    upper thoracic spinal curvature, hunch back
  2. arthritis
    iflammation of joint
  3. osteoporosis
    disease resulting in loss of bone density
  4. abduction
    movement of limbs from trunk
  5. adduction
    movement of limbs toward trunk
  6. ankylosis
    immobility of a joint
  7. bursitis
    inflammation of a bursa(sac) near a joint
  8. circumduction
    circular movement of a limb
  9. digit
    finger and toe
  10. dorsiflexion
    bending part backward at a joint
  11. epicondylitis(lateral)
    tennis elbow
  12. eversion
    turning outward
  13. extension
    moving toward a straight condition
  14. external rotation
    rotating a limb away from the torso
  15. flexion
    bending a joint
  16. internal rotation
    rotating a limb toward the torso
  17. inversion
    turning inward
  18. lordosis
    lower thoracic spinal convexity
  19. patella
  20. plantar flexion
    extension of foot
  21. pronation
    act of lying face down; turning hand so palm faces down
  22. prone
    lying horizontal with face downward
  23. supination
    turning of hand so palm faces upward
  24. supine
    lying on back with face upward
  25. ulnar deviation
    movement toward the elbow
  26. valgus
    bent outward; bowlegged
  27. varus
    turned inward
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Musculoskeletal System
2012-04-14 14:06:20
Musculoskeletal System Med terms Nursing 100

Musculoskeletal System Med terms Nursing 100
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