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Medical Terminology

Mitosis is: Two cells begin dividing [asexual reproduction]
Cytokinesis is: The two cells separate
Interphase has 3 parts: Primary growth, Synthesis, Secondary growth
Cell membrane: Protects cell, regulates in/out, provides structure
Nucleus: Cell Control Center
Cytoplasm: Contains everything within the cell
Chromosomes: contain DNA
Endoplasmic Reticulum: Series of channels to produce protein
Ribosomes: Create protein chains- i.e: Amino Acids
Mitochondria: Produce energy
Food is burned to provide energy: Catabolism
Part of the cell where formation of protein occurs: Endoplasmic Reticulum
Sum of the chemical processes: Metabolism
Photograph of individual's chromosomes: Karyotype
Where Catabolism occurs: Mitochondria
Allows material to pass in and out of cell: Cell Membranes
Genes are composed of: Deoxyribonucleic Acid
Muscular wall separating abdominal and thoracic cavities: Diaphragm
Space in the chest between the lungs: Mediastinum
Adipose Fat
Throat Pharynx
Sarcoma Malignant tumor of flesh tissue
Craniotomy Incision of skull
Histology Tissue
Epithelial Skin
Pleural cavity Between membranes around lungs
Viscera Internal organs
Pituitary gland is located in cranial cavity
Voice box Larynx
Tailbone Coccyx
Supine Lying on back
Prone Lying on stomach
Upper region below cartilage of ribs extending over abdomen Umbilical
RUQ contains the: Liver
Pertaining to a plane that divides in left and right portions of body Sagittal
Superior and inferior body planes Transverse
Frontal body plane Divides body into front and back portions or anterior and posterior
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