Medical Terms Glossary

The following is an index to a glossary of medical terms. Click on the term to read the definition:

A

Abduction
Abrasion
Accelleraation-Decelearation Injury
Activities of Daily Living
Acuity
Acupressure
Acupuncture
Acute
Adduction
Adhesion
Adjustment
Adson's Test
Affect
Alert
Ambulate
Amnesia
Analgesia
Anesthesia
Aneurysm
Anosmia
Anterior
Anticonvulsant
Aphasia
Articular
Articulation
Asbestosis
Atrophy
Audiologist
Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
Avulsion
Axilla
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B

Bone
Bone Spur
Brachial
Brain
Brain Stem
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C           

Capsulitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cartilage
Central Nervous System
Cerebellum
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Cervical
Chiropractor (DC)
Chronic
Clavicle
Cobaltism
Coccyx
Cognitive
Coma
Concussion
Connective Tissue
Consciousness
Continent
Contusion
Convulsion
CT or CAT scan
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E

Edema
Electromyogram (EMG)
Encephalography
Epidural Space
Epidural Block
Extension
Extremity
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F

Facet
Facet Joint
Fascia
Femur
Fibromyalgia
Fibrosis
Fibula
Fixation
Flexion
Flexion-Extension Injury
Fluoroscopy
Foley Catheter
Fracture
Frontal Lobe
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G

Gait
GI Tube
Glasgow Coma Scale
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H

Hematoma
Hydrocephalus
Hygroma
Hyperextension
Hyperflexion
Hyperextension/Hyperflexion
Hypertonia
Hypoesthesia
Hypolordosis
Hypotonia
Hypoxia
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I

Idiopathic
Ilium
Impairment
Impingement
Incompetency
Incontinent
Infection
Inflammation
Insomnia
Instability
Intervertebral
Intercranial Pressure (ICP)
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K

Kinesiology
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L

Labrum
Lamina
Laminectomy
Lateral
Lateral Flexion
Ligament
Lumbar
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M

Mandible
Manipulation
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Massage Therapy
Median Nerve
Membrane
Meninges
Metallosis
Migraine
Mobility
Motor
Motor Control
Motor Deficit
Motor Skills
Muscle Spasm
Myalgia
Myelogram
Myelopathy
Myofascial
Myofascial Pain
Myofascitis
Myofibrosis
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N

Necrosis
Nerve
Nerve Block
Nerve Conduction
Nerve Root
Nervous System
Neuralgia
Neuritis
Neurologist
Neurology
Neuropathy
Neurosurgeon
Neurosurgery
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O

Objective
Occipital Lobe
Occupational Therapy
Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmology
Orthopedic Surgeon
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedics
Orthotics
Osteolysis
Osteopathy
Osteopathic Physician (DO)
Osteoporosis
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P

Pain
Pain Clinic
Paralysis
Paraplegia
Parasthesia
Parietal Lobe
Patella
Peripheral Nervous System
Physical Therapist
Physical Therapy
Post-Concussive Syndrome
Posterior
Post-Traumatic Amnesia
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Posture
Pre-Morbid Condition
Prognosis
Proximal
Prone
Protruding Disc
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Q
   
Quadriparesis
Quadriplegia
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R

Radicle
Radicular
Radicular Pain
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy
Range of Motion
Reflex
Rehabilitation
Respirator
Restriction
Rib
Rhizotomy
Rotator Cuff
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S               
Sacroiliac
Sacrum
Scapula
Scar
Sciatica
Sciatic Nerve
Scoliosis
Seizure
Sensation
Sensory Deficit
Sensory Stimulation
Sepsis
Shunt
Skull Fracture
Soft Cervical Collar
Soft Tissue
Somatic Nervous System
Spasm
Spinal Canal
Spinal Cord
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Nerve
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Subluxation
Spine
Spondylitis
Spondylolysis
Spondylosyndesis
Sprain
Static
Stenosis
Sternum
Steroid
Stimulus
Strain
Subacute
Subdural
Subjective
Subluxation
Sympathetic Nervous System
Synovial Fluid
Synovial Membrane
Synovitis
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Temporal
Temporal Bone
Temporomandibular Joint
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
Tendinitis
Tendon
Therapy
Therapeutic Exercise
Therapeutic Massage
Thoracic
Thorax
Tibia
Tinnitus
Tomography
Transverse Process
Trapezius
Trauma
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trigger Point
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Ulnar Nerve
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V

Ventral
Ventricles
Vertebra
Vertebrae
Vertigo
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W

Whiplash
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X

X-Ray
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