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Medical Terminology

crani skull
cephal head
caudal tail
superior above
inferior below
epi above
hypo under`
proximal closer to the point of attachment
distal farther away from the point of attachment
ventral front
dorsal back
anterior facing forward
posterior facing backward
lateral side
medial middle
gastr stomach
renal kidney
chondr cartilage
axillary armpit
brachial arm
inguinal groin
cubital elbow
popliteal back of the knee
pulmonary chest
viscera organ
deep farther from the body surface
superficial closer to the body surface
supine laying on your stomach
prone laying on your back
lateral recumbent laying on the side
erect standing straight up and down
sims position recovery position
fowlers position 90 degrees
trendelenburg position laying on one side like your on a seesaw
buccal cheeks
mental chin
orbital around the eye
sternal chest
anatomical position standing straight up, palms facing forward, facing forward, hands at side
Created by: laurenc23