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org of body words

organization of the body medical terminology

up,backward,against ana-
middle medi/o
tissue hist/o
nearest proxim/o
sacrum sacr/o
pertaining to -iac
back,behind poster/o
excision,removal,resection -ectomy
spine,backbone spin/o
cartilage chondr/o
above epi-
cell cyt/o
nucleus nucle/o
belly or front side of the body ventr/o
between inter-
flesh sarc/o
change,after,beyond meta-
internal organs viscer/o
incision,to cut into -tomy
chest thorac/o
back dors/o
process -ism
tumor,mass -oma
produced by -genic
front anter/o
divides the body/structure into unequal right/left parts sagittal
membrane surrounding the organs in the abdomen peritoneum
neck (of the body/uterus) cervic/o
space in the chest containing the heart,lungs & other organs thoracic cavity
referring to the tailbone coccyg/o
process of building up complex materials (proteins) from simple materials anabolism
central region near the navel umbilical
pertaining to the region below the chest containing the internal organs cavity
lower back lumb/o
fat adip/o
process of breaking down complex materials (food) to form simpler substances & release energy catabolism
all the material outside the nucleus & enclosed by the cell membrane cytoplasm
surgical repair of cartilage chondroplasty
pertaining to the backbones vertebra
pertaining to the side later/o
front side of the body anterior
plane running across the body parallel to the ground transverse
space surrounding each lung pleural cavity
space containing the brain & surrounding by the skull cranial cavity
region from L5-S1 lumbosacral
central region of the body abdomin/o
pertaining to the groin inguin/o
tube from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body urethra
muscle separating the abdominal & thoracic cavities diaphragm
pertaining to the skull crani/o
Created by: clmcnees