Medical Terminology Ch 6

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Medical Terminology Ch 6
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  1. What are the three main functions of muscle?
    • Maintain posture
    • Produce heat
    • Provide movement
  2. What is the fibrous sheath that covers muscle called?
    Fascia
  3. What attaches bone to muscle?
    Tendon
  4. What attaches bone to bone?
    Ligaments
  5. What type of muscle attaches to bone, conducts voulntary movement, single nucleus, and is striated?
    Skeletal 
  6. What type of muscle is found in the walls of hollow organs, has single nucleus, and is not striated? 
    Smooth muscle
  7. What is the most common form of muscular dystrophy?
    Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  8. What diseases is an autoimmune disorder characterized by fluctuating weakness?
    Myasthenia gravis
  9. Difficulty swallowing =
    Dysphagia
  10. Drooping = 
    Pstosis
  11. What disease is characterized by widespread aching and stiffness of muscle and soft tissue?
    Fibromyalgia
  12. Tennis elbow =
    Epicondylitis
  13. Slight paralysis of one side of the body = 
    Hemiparesis
  14. Weakness of partial paralysis of a muscle = 
    Myoparesis
  15. Total paralysis on one side of the body =
    Hemiplegia
  16. Sthen/O =
    Strength
  17. Asthenia =
    Weakness
  18. Atonia = 
    lack of tone
  19. Myocele
    hernia of muscle
  20. Periostitis = 
    inflammatioin of the periosteum

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