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Ch. 1 Volcabulary

Chapter 1 Volcabulary Medical Assistant

In front, before anterior
The measurement of the human body; includes measurement of the skull, bones, weight, and skin fold evaluation for subcutaneous fat estimation anthropomentry
The pointed end of a cone-shaped structure apex
The lower part of foundation of a structure base
The midpoint of a body or activity center
Toward the head cephalad
Hair-like processes that project from epithelial cells; they help propel mucus, dust particles, and other foreign substances from the respiratory tract cilia
Far down from the surface deep
Farthest from the center or point of orgin distal
Pertaining to the back side of the body dorsal
The process of filtering or straining particles from a solution filtration
The hereditary unit that transmit and determine ones characteristics of hereditary traits gene
Pertaining to the horizon, of or near the horizon, lying flat, even, level horizontal
The complete set of genes and chromosomes tucked inside each of the body's trillion of cells human genome
Located below or in a downward direction inferior
Pertaining to the groin, of or near the groin inguinal
Pertaining to within or the inside internal
Pertaining to the side lateral
Pertaining to the middle or midline medial
Pertaining to an organ organic
The physical appearance or type of makeup of an individual phenotype
Toward the back posterior
An entirely new genes of disease-causing agents that are made of proteins and do not contain any genes or genetic material. prions
Nearest the center point of origin; nearest the point of attachment. proximal
Pertaining to the surface, on or near the surface superficial
Located above or in an upward direction superior
Pertaining to the body as a whole systemic
Pertaining to the front side of the body, abdomen, belly surface ventral
The top or highest; the top or crown of the lead vertex
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