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Chabner Chpt 2

Combining Forms and Terminology

Abdominal Pertaining to the abdomen.
Adipose Pertaining to fat.
Anterior Pertaining to the front.
Anabolism Process of casting up
Cervical Pertaining to the neck.
Chondroma Tumor of cartilage.
Chondrosarcoma Flesh tumor
Chromosomes “Color bodies”; contain genetic material and are located in the nucleus of cell.
Coccygeal Pertaining to the tailbone.
Craniotomy Incision of the skull.
Cytoplasm Contents (formation) of the cell (apart from the nucleus and cell membrane).
Distal Pertaining to far
Dorsal Pertaining to the back.
Histology Study of tissues.
Iliac Pertaining to the ilium.
Inguinal Pertaining to the groin.
Karyotype Picture (classification) of the nucleus
Lateral Pertaining to the side.
Lumbosacral Pertaining to the lumbar and sacral regions.
Medial Pertaining to the middle.
Nucleic Pertaining to the nucleus.
Pelvic Pertaining to the pelvis
Posterior Pertaining to the back, behind.
Proximal Pertaining to near the beginning of a structure.
Sacral Pertaining to the sacrum (lower back).
Sarcoma Tumor of flesh tissue (malignant).
Spinal Pertaining to the spine, backbone.
epithelial cell Cell covering the surface of the skin and inner lining of body cavities and tubes.
Thoracic Pertaining to the chest.
Thoracotomy Incision of the chest.
Tracheal Pertaining to the windpipe.
Umbilical Pertaining to the navel.
Ventral Pertaining to the belly side of the body.
Vertebral Pertaining to vertebrae.
Visceral Pertaining to internal organs.
Anabolic Pertaining to casting up; building up substances (proteins) in the cell.
Catabolism Process of casting down; breaking down material in the cell to release energy.
Epigastric Pertaining to above the stomach.
hypochondriac regions Pertaining to under the rib cartilages
intervertebral Pertaining to between the vertebrae.
Metabolism State of building up (anabolism) and breaking down (catabolism); processes in a cell.
Created by: HSchantz