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Everest 345 mod f week 1

cyt/o cell
chrom/o color
ect/o outside, external
endo/o inside, inner
home/o same, unchanged
-ology study of
pre- before, in front of
fus- spindle
-ion process, state, condition
physi/o physical, nature
-osis abnormal condition, disease
-al pertaining to
viscer- internal organ
-tropic turning
-some body
anatomy the science of form and structure of the body
physiology the study of the nature and function of living organisms
metabolism the sum of all the chemical and physcial processes by which organized substances are built and maintained
catabolism breaking down complex substances into simple compounds
anabolism building up of complex substances from simple compounds
assimilation conversion of food material into living tissue
differentiation to recognize one thing from another
reproduction process of when a living thing produces a new individual
respiration the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the atmosphere and the body cells
digestion converting food into chemicals that can be absorbed by the body
absorption taking in by chemical action
circulation movement in circular motion so to return to origin of start
excretion expulsion of any matter
homeostasis state of equilibrium in the body's environment
superior above, directed upward
inferior below, lower
anterior front
ventral pertains to abdomen
posterior back
chromosome microscopic bodies that carry the genes that determine hereditary characteristics
dorsal towards the back
medial towards the midline
lateral towards the side
proximal nearest the point of origin
distal farther from point of origin
superficial near the surface
peripheral away from the center
deep situated far beneath the surface
cortex outer layer of an organ
medulla inner most part of an organ
sagittal dividing the body into right and left
coronal pertaining to the head
transverse divides body into upper and lower
erect to be straight
prone laying face down
supine lying with face upward
epigastric above the stomach
occipital back of the head
orbital eye socket
buccal cheek
cervical neck
scapular shoulder
axillary armpit
sternal pertaining to the sternum
mammary breast
gluteal buttocks
antecubital anterior bend of the elbow
palmar hollow surface of the hand
femoral thigh
patellar kneecap
popliteal area behind the knee
planter sole of the foot
umbilical naval area
unilateral affect only one side
systemic affect the entire body
LUQ left upper quadrant
LLQ left lower quadrant
RUQ right uper quadrant
RLQ right lower quadrant
Created by: everest