Introduction to Medical Terminology: The Muscular System - Quiz B Flashcards
Which injury is a strain or tear of the posterior femoral muscles?
Which condition is the paralysis of all four extremities?
Which of these conditions causes pain in the fingers and hand?
carpal tunnel syndrome
Which term means movement of a limb away from the midline of the body?
Which term describes a neuromuscular disorder characterized by the slow relaxation of the muscles after a voluntary contraction?
Which type of movement bends the knee and brings the lower leg toward the back?
Which term describes abnormally decreased motor function or activity?
Which type of physician specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that are characterized by inflammation in the joints and connective tissues?
Which diagnostic test measures the electrical activity within muscle fibers in response to nerve stimulation?
Which term describes pain in the leg muscles that occurs during exercise and is relieved by rest?
Which term describes a surgical incision through the fascia to relieve tension or pressure ?
Which term means the surgical suturing of the end of a tendon to a bone?
Which term describes a band of fibrous tissue that holds structures together abnormally?
Which term describes the surgical resection of a portion of a tendon or tendon sheath?
Which term means the loss of muscle mass, strength, and function that comes with aging?
Which term describes the degeneration of muscle tissue?
Which term describes the inability to coordinate muscle activity during voluntary movement?
Which term means weakness or slight paralysis of a muscle?
Which term means the protrusion of muscle substance through a tear in the fascia surrounding it?
Which condition affects the neuromuscular junction and produces serious weakness of voluntary muscles?