Fill-in-the-Blank Sentences Worksheet

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Skeletal muscles can have one or more attachments. Brachialgia is arm pain. The suffix "plasty" in myoplasty means surgical repair. Smooth muscle is also called visceral, is non-striated, and is involuntary. Inflammation of the muscle is called myostis. Myasthenia Gravis is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by muscular weakness. Functions of the muscular system is to maintain posture, movement, and produce heat. To knead or apply pressure and friction to external body tissues is called massage. Aponeurosis is a wide, thin, sheet-like tendon that can be found in the abdomen, and foot. Insertion is the point of muscle attachment to the part it moves. Amputation is the surgical removal of a limb. The root "amputate" means to cut through. Sternocleidomastoid is a neck muscle that rotates and laterally flexes the neck. The deltoid muscle raises and rotates the arm. Electromyography or EMG is a test used to measure activity across a muscle membrane. The combining form "my/o" means muscle. Dermatomyositis is inflammation of the skin and muscle. Strain is excessive and forcible stretching of a muscle. Fibromyalgia is a condition with debilitating fatigue and widespread pain. Muscles make up approximately 42% of a person's weight. The Quadriceps muscles have 4 heads at site of origin. A band of fibrous connective tissue attaching muscles to bones is called a tendon. Cryotherapy is treatment of choice for soft tissue injuries and muscle injuries. ROM is movement of each joint through it full range. A muscle having 3 heads with a single insertion is called a tricep muscle. Dystrophin is a protein found in muscle cells. The rotator cuff is a term used to describe the muscles immediately surrounding the shoulder joint. Dr. Coates ordered the injection to be given intramuscularly. You know this injection is to be given within the skin. The diaphragm is a muscular partition that separates the chest and the abdominal cavities. Flaccid means lack of muscle tone. In the term torsion, the root "tors" means twisted. Mrs. Johnson has recently been diagnosed with myomalacia. She now knows that her muscles are softening. Examples of smooth muscles are the lungs, bladder, stomach. Dr. Nate ordered that the patient be placed in a prone position for the procedure. You will need to explain to the patient that he will be lying face down. Jayne was recently diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. It is important that she is aware that there is no cure for this disease. Bradykinesia or slowness of movement, can be a sign of Parkinson's disease. An artificial device, organ or part is called a prosthetic. Myopathy is a general term used to describe muscle weakness. Skeletal muscles are under voluntary control. Antagonist muscles are muscles that counteract the action of another muscle. Myasthenia means muscle weakness. Impaired muscle tone is called dystonia.

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