Card Set Information
NUR 114 Chapters: 13, 14, 15, 16, 22, 23
blowing, swooshing sound heard through the stethoscope over an area of abnormal blood flow.
enlargement of the lymph nodes due to infection, allergy, or neoplasm.
round symmetric skull that is appropriately related to body size.
adaptation of the eye for near vision by increasing the curvature of the lens.
unequal pupil size.
gray-white arc or circle around the limbus of the iris that is common with aging.
round, darker area of the ocular fundus that mediates vision only from the central visual field.
area of ocular fundus in which blood vessels exit and enter.
involuntary, rapid, rhythmic movement of the eyeball.
decrease in power of accommodation that occurs with aging.
Drooping of the upper eyelid due to paralysis or disease, or as a congenital condition.
yellow, waxy material that lubricates and protects the ear canal.
inner ear structure containing the central hearing apparatus.
connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx and allows passage of air.
superior posterior free rim of the pinna.
"anvil," middle of the 3 ossicles of the middle ear.
"hammer," first of the 3 ossicles of the middle ear.
bony prominence of the skull located just behind the ear.
Organ of corti
sensory organ of hearing.
auricle, or outer ear.
"stirrup," inner of the 3 ossicles of the middle ear.
ringing in the ears.
"eardrum," thin, translucent, oval membrane that stretches across the ear canal and separates the middle ear from the outer ear.
a spinning, twirling sensation.
pertaining to the cheek.
decay in the teeth
nosebleed, usually from anterior septum.
rough, bumpy elevations on dorsal surface of tongue.
pair of salivary glands in the cheeks in front of the ears.
one of 3 bony projections into nasal cavity.
free projection hanging down from the middle of the soft palate.
red, swollen gum margins that bleed easily.
moving a body part away from an axis or the median line.
moving a body part toward the center or toward the median line.
moving the arm in a circle around the shoulder.
dry crackling sound or sensation due to grating of the ends of damaged bone.
directed toward or located on the surface.
moving the sole of the foot outward at the ankle.
straightening a limb at a joint.
bending a limb at a joint.
moving the sole of the foot inward at the ankle.
outward or convex curvature of the thoracic spine; hunchback.
fibrous band running directly from one bone to another bone that strengthens the joint.
inward or concave curvature of the lumbar spine.
center of the intervertebral disk.
bony projection of the ulna at the elbow.
surface of the sole of the foot.
turning the forearm so that the palm is down.
moving a body part forward and parallel to the ground.
Range of motion (ROM)
extent of movement of a joint.
S-shaped curvature of the thoracic spine.
turning the forearm so that the palm is up.
strong fibrous cord that attaches a skeletal muscle to a bone.
inability to perfrom coordinated movements.
Dysphasia (not dysphagia)
impairment in speech consisting of lack of coordination and inability to arrange words in their proper order.
loss of muscle tone, limp.
abnormal sensation (burning, numbness, tingling, prickling, crawling skin sensation).
sensory information concerning body movements and position of the body in space.
continuous resitance to stretching by a muscle due to abnormally increased tension, with increased deep tendon reflexes.
An involuntary quivering movement.