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med terms

chapter 2

abdomen space below the chest that contains organs.
abdominal cavity is the cavity with the stomach, liver intestines and gallbladder.
anterior front part of the body
bronchial tubes its tubes that carry air to the lungs from the windpipe (trachea)
bronchoscopy a visual examination of the bronchials
cartilage soft part of the bone in the joints
cervical pertaining to the neck
circulatory system pumps blood through out your body
coccygeal pertaining to the tailbone
coccyx tail bone
cranial cavity contains the skull an the brain
craniotomy incision into the skull
diaphragm muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen.
digestive system pulls energy from food and puts it into the body
disk is a cartilage disk that's in you spinal column
endocrine system secrets hormones to the body
epithelial pertaining to the skin
esophageal pertaining to the esophagus
frontal plane divides the body from front and back proportions.
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
hypochondriac pertaining to lateral regions of the upper abdomen beneath the lower ribs or a person who has a chronic concern about there health
laparoscopy a visual examination of the abdomen
laparotomy incision into the abdomen
laryngeal pertaining to the larynx (voice box)
laryngectomy incision into the voice box
larynx voice box
lateral pertaining to the sides
lumbar pertaining to the loin
lymphocyte lymph cell
mediastinal pertaining to the mediastinum
mediastinum contains the heart, esophagus and bronchial tubes
musculoskeletal system is the muscle system
nervous system receives messages and sends messages
ovary one of two organs in a female abdomen that produces egg cells and female hormones.
pelvic cavity contains the bladder and reproductive organs
pelvis hip bone
peritoneal pertaining to the peritoneum
peritoneum is the mucus membrane that surrounds the abdomen organs
pharyngeal pertaining to the throat
pharynx organ behind the mouth that receives swallowed food and delivers it into the esophagus.
pituitary gland sweat glands
pleura Double membrane that surrounds the lungs
pleuritis inflammation of the pleura
posterior the back
respiratory system takes air into the body
sacral pertaining to the sacrum
sacrum five fused bones in the bottom of the spinal column
sagittal plane divides the body from right an left sides
spinal cavity holds the spinal cord
spinal column part of the back bone
spinal cord is a nerve in the back bone
thoracic cavity space above the abdomen that contains the heart, lungs and other organs
thoracotomy incision into the chest
trachea wind pipe
tracheotomy incision into the trachea
transverse plane divides the body into upper and lower proportions
ureter the tube that leads from the kidney to the bladder
urethra is the tube that leads from the bladder to the outside of the body
urinary system releases liquid waste
uterus muscular organ in the female that holds and provides nourishment for the developing fetus.
vertebra back bone
vertebrae is the back bone
vertebral pertaining to the back bone
Created by: nascardg