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Dactylospasm

Cramp in the toe or finger

You be spasing out when you get these

Clonic

Pertaining to an alternate contraction and relaxation of muscles

Contraction

Drawing up and thickening the muscle fibers

Contracture

Muscle that shortens the muscle restraint to the normal stretching process

Dermatomyositis

Inflammation of the muscles and the skin.

Diaphragm

Muscles and membranes that separate the chest and the abdominal cavity.

Diathermy

Treatment using high frequency to produce heat within the body. To increase blood flow.

Dystonia

Condition of impaired muscle tone

Dystrophin

Difficult in producing sufficient needed chemicals.

Dystrophy

Condition of abnormal development due to a lack of nourishment.

Exercise

Activity of muscle for improvement of health.