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lesson 12 terms-word

directional terms and word combinations

anterior front side
distal farthest point away from
dorsal backside
high fowlers sitting at a 90o angle
inferior below
lateral side of
medial middle
peripheral on the edge of or outside of
posterior rear or back of
prone lie on the front side facedown
proximal nearest
superior above
supine lie on back
transverse across
ventral to the belly
myalgia muscle + pain
myesthesia muscle + sensation
myocele muscle + protrusion (hernia)
myocyte muscle + cell
myocytolysis muscle + cell + destruction
myocytoma muscle + cell + tumor
myoedema muscle + swelling
myofascial muscle + fascia tissue
myograph muscle + writing (record)
myoid muscle + like (resembles)
myolipoma muscle + fat + tumor
myology muscle + study of
myoma muscle + tumor
myomalacia muscle + softening
myomectomy muscle + tumor + removal
myoneural muscle + nerves
myoneuralgia muscle + nerve + pain
myoparesis muscle + paralysis
myopathy muscle + disease
myoplasty muscle + surgical repair (plastic surgery)
myosalpingitis muscle + fallopian tube + inflammation
osteoarthropathy bone + joint + disease
osteochondritis bone + cartilage + inflammation
osteomyelitis bone + marrow + inflammation
osteopath bone + disease (usually refers to a physician specialty
osteoplasty bone + surgical repair (plastic surgery
osteoporosis bone + porous + condition of
osteorrhaphy bone + suture (wiring together of bones)
osteosclerosis bone + hardening + condition of
osteotome bone + instrument (used to cut bone)
dermahemia skin + blood
dermatalgia skin + pain
dermatitis skin + inflammation
dermatoalloplasty skin + graft + surgical repair (plastic surgery)
dermatocyst skin + bladder (filled with something
dermatoid skin + resembles
dermatologist skin + one who studies
dermatolysis skin + dissolution (destruction)
dermatome skin + instrument (used to remove skin for grafting)
dermatomycosis skin + fungus + condition of
dermatoneurosis skin + nerves + condition of (skin eruptions due to emotion)
dermatopathy skin + disease
dermatophobia skin + fear (afraid of catching a skin disease)
dermatoplasty skin + surgical repair (plastic surgery)
dermatorrhagia skin + bleeding
dermatorrhea skin + drainage
dermatorrhexis skin + rupture
epidermitis outer + skin + inflammation
epidermodysplasia outer + skin + bad + molding
hypodermis below + skin
intradermal within + skin
melanoderma black + skin (dark pigmentation)
odontalgia tooth + pain
odontoprisis tooth + sawing (tooth grinding)
odontoptosis tooth + drop (downward placement)
odontorrhagia tooth + bleeding
odontoscopy tooth + exam
scleroderma hardening + skin
subdermal below + skin
xanthoderma yellow + skin
epigastric outer + stomach
gastorcele stomach + protrusion (hernia)
gastrocolitis stomach + colon(small intestines) + inflammation
gastrocoloptosis stomach + colon(small intestines) + drop(downward placement
gastroduodenal stomach + duodenum(firstpart of the small intestines)
gastroduodenoscopy stomach + duodenum + exam
gastroenteritis stomach + intestines + inflammation
gastroenterology stomach + intestines + study of
gastroenteropathy stomach + intestines + disease
gastroenteroplasty stomach + intestines + surgical
gastroesophagitis stomach + esophagus + inflammation
gastrohepatic stomach + liver
gastrolithiasis stomach + stone + condition of
gastromalacia stomach + softening
gastromegaly stomach + enlargement
gastromyxorrhea stomach + mucous + drainage
gastropathy stomach + disease
gastropexy stomach + fixation(stomach is surgically attached to the abdominal wall)
gastroplasty stomach + surgical repair (plastic surgery)
gastropylorectomy stomach + pylorus(gatekeeper) + excision
gastrorrhagia stomach + bleeding
gastrorrhexis stomach + bursting
gastroscopy stomach + exam
gastrostomy stomach + opening(new opening into the stomach)
gastrotomy stomach + incision
gastrotoxic stomach + poison
nasalgastric nose + stomach
orogastric mouth + stomach
bradycardia slow + heart
cardioangiography heart + vessel + write (record of electrical impulses)
cardioarterial heart + artery
cardiocele heart + herniation (protrusion through its sac)
cardiogenesis heart + beginning (heart of a fetus)
cardiogram heart + exam
cardioepatic heart + liver
cardiohepatomegaly heart + liver + large
cardiokinetic heart + movement
cardiologist heart + one who studies
cardiology heart + study of
cardiomalacia heart + softening
cardiomegaly heart + large
cardiomyopathy heart + muscle + disease
cardioplegia heart + paralysis
cardioptosia heart + dropping (the heart sags from its normal location)
cardiopulmonary heart + lungs
cardiorrhaphy heart + suture
cardiorrhexis heart + rupture
cardiotoxic heart + poison
cardiovascular heart + vessels
carditis heart + inflammation
echocardiogram sound + heart + write (record)
electrocardiogram electric + heart + write (record)
endocarditis within + heart + inflammation
endocardium within + heart (lining of the heart)
epicardium upon + heart (same as pericardium)
myocardium muscle + heart
pericardium outside + heart (covering of the heart)
tachycardia fast + heart
Created by: uschris40