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Chpt 6


anter(o) nearer to or toward the front
poster(o) nearer to or toward the back
ventr(o) belly side
dors(o) directed toward or situated on the back side
medi(o) middle or nearer the middle
later(o) farther from the midline of the body or from a structure (side)
super(o) uppermost or above
infer(o) lowermost or below
proxim(o) nearer the origin or point of attachment
dist(o), tel(e) far or distant from the origin or point of attachment
caud(o) in an inferior position
cephal(o) toward the head
abdomin(o) abdomen
acr(o) extremities (arms and legs)
axill(o) armpit
cephal(o) head
crani(o) cranium (skull)
dactyl(o) finger or toe
encephal(o) brain
herni(o) hernia
omphal(o), umbilic(o) umbilicus (navel)
pelv(i) pelvis
periton(o) peritoneum
pod(o) foot
som(a), somat(o) body
spin(o) spine
thorac(o), steth(o) thorax (chest)
viscer(o) viscera (large abdominal organs)
prone position belly down, palm up
supine postion belly up, palm down
RUQ contains the right lobe of the liver, gallbladder, right kidney, parts of large and small intestines
LUQ contains the left lobe of the liver, stomach, pancreas, left kidney, spleen, and parts of the large and small intestines
RLQ contains the right ureter, right ovary and uterine tube, appendix, and parts of large and small intestines
LLQ contains the left ureter, left ovary and uterine tube, and parts of large and small intestines
Created by: kmbaierl