Med Terms week #10

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Med Terms week #10
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2010-08-17 16:46:14
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  1. inflammation of muscle tissue
    myositis
  2. surgical repair or plastic surgery of muscle tissue
    myoplasty
  3. inflammation of a tendon
    tendonitis
  4. wasting or decrease in size of an organ or tissue
    atrophy
  5. abnormal muscle tone; prolonged muscle contractions
    dystonia
  6. increased growth or development of an organ or tissue not related to a tumor
    hypertrophy
  7. temporary displacement of a bone from its joint
    dislocation
  8. muscle pain
    myalgia
  9. incomplete dislocation of a bone from its joint
    subluxation
  10. shortening of the muscles on one side of the neck
    torticollis
  11. surgical repair of muscles and tendons
    tenomyoplasty
  12. suture of muscle tissue or a muscle wound
    myorraphy
  13. progessive weakness and degeneration of muscle fiber, genetically transmitted
    muscular dystrophy
  14. tendon pain
    tenodynia
  15. suturing of a tendon
    tenorrhaphy
  16. process of recording muscle contraction when receiving electrical stimulation
    electromyography
  17. surgical removal of a bunion
    bunionectomy
  18. surgical puncture of a joint to withdrawl fluid
    arthrocentesis
  19. inflammation of the bursa
    bursitis
  20. surgical repair of a joint
    arthroplasty
  21. joint pain
    arthralgia
  22. surgical incision and division into a fascia
    fasciotomy
  23. immoboility of a joint
    ankylosis
  24. surgical removal of a bursa
    bursectomy
  25. surgical fixation, binding, or immobilization of a joint
    arthrodesis

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