Class 2 Vocab

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  1. blowing, swooshing sound heard through the stethoscope over an area of abnormal blood flow
    Bruit
  2. enlargement of lymph nodes due to infection, allergy, or neoplasm
    Lymphadenopathy
  3. round symmetric skull that is appropriately related to body size
    Normocephalic
  4. adaptation of the eye for near vision by increasing the curvature of the lens
    Accommodation
  5. unequal pupil size
    Anisocoria
  6. gray-white arc or circle around the limbus of the iris that is common with aging
    Arcus senilis
  7. double vision
    Diplopia
  8. protruding eyeballs
    Exopthalmos
  9. round, darker area of the ocular fundus that mediates vision only from the central visual field
    Macula
  10. constricted pupils
    Miosis
  11. dilated pupils
    Mydriasis
  12. involuntary, rapid, rhythmic movement of the eyeball
    Nystagmus
  13. decrease in power of accommodation that occurs with aging
    Presbyopia
  14. drooping of upper eyelid over the iris and possibly covering pupil
    Ptosis
  15. area of ocular fundus in which blood vessels enter and exit
    Optic Disc
  16. yellow, waxy material that lubricates and protects the ear canal
    Cerumen
  17. inner ear structure containing the central hearing apparatus
    Cochlea
  18. connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx and allows passage of air
    Eustachian tube
  19. superior posterior free rim of the pinna
    Helix
  20. "anvil," middle of the 3 ossicles of the middle ear
    Incus
  21. "hammer," first of the 3 ossicles of the middle ear
    Malleus
  22. bony prominence of the skill located just behind the ear
    Mastoid
  23. sensory organ of hearing
    Organ of Corti
  24. auricle, or outer ear
    Pinna
  25. "stirrup," inner ear of the 3 ossicles of the middle ear
    Stapes
  26. ringing in the ears
    Tinnitus
  27. "eardrum," thin, transucent, oval membrane that stretches across the ear canal and separates the middle ear from the outer ear
    Tympanic Membrane
  28. a spinning, twirling sensation
    Vertigo
  29. pertaining to the cheek
    Buccal
  30. decay in teeth
    Caries
  31. nosebleed, usual from anterious septum
    Epitaxis
  32. rough, bumpy elevations on dorsal surface of tongue
    Papillae
  33. pair of salivary glans in the cheeks in front of the ears
    Parotid glands
  34. free projection hanging down from the midle of the soft palate
    Uvula
  35. red, swollen gum margins that bleed easily
    Gingivitis
  36. a bone in the nose; it is an extension of the ethmoid bone, is situated along the side wall of the nose, and is covered by mucous membrane.
    Turbinate
  37. moving a body part away from an axis or the median line
    Abduction
  38. moving a body part toward the center or toward the median line
    Adduction
  39. moving the arm in a circle around the shoulder
    Circumduction
  40. dry crackling sound or sensation due to grating of the ends of damaged bones
    Crepitation
  41. directed towards or located on the surface
    Dorsal
  42. moving the sole of the foot outward at the ankle
    Eversion
  43. straightening of a limb at a joint
    Extension
  44. bending a limb at a joint
    Flexion
  45. moving the sole of the foot inward at the ankle
    Inversion
  46. outward or convex curvature of the thoracic spine; hunchback
    Kyphosis
  47. fibrous band running directly from one bone to another bone that strengthens the joint
    Ligament
  48. inward or concave curvature of the lumbar spine
    Lordosis
  49. bony projection of the ulna at the elbow
    Olecranon Process
  50. kneecap
    Patella
  51. surface of the sole of the foot
    Plantar
  52. turning the forearm so that the palm is up
    Supination
  53. moving a body part forward and parallel to the ground
    Protraction
  54. extent of movement of a joint
    Range of Motion (ROM)
  55. S-shaped curvature of the thoracic spine
    Scoliosis
  56. strong fibrous cord that attaches a skeletal muscle to a bone
    Tendon
  57. center of the intervertebral disc
    Nucleous Pulposus
  58. inability to perform coordinated movements
    Ataxia
  59. impairment in speech consisting of lack of coordination and inability to arrange words in their proper order
    Dysphasia
  60. loss of muscle tone, limp
    Flaccidity
  61. abnormal sensation (burning, numbness, tingling, prickling, crawling skin sensation)
    Paresthesia
  62. sensory information concerning body movements and position of the body in space
    Proprioception
  63. continuous resistance to stretching by a muscle due to abnormally increased tension, with increased deep tendon reflexes
    Spasicity
  64. involuntary contraction of opposing muscle groups resulting in rhythmic movement of one or more joints
    Tremor

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