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Medical Terminology

Plantar The sole of the foot (plant your foot on the ground)
Transverse plane Divides the body from top to bottom (a magician will transfer your body in half into two different boxes)
Sagittal plane Divides the body in slices right to left (picture the Sagittarius archer using his arrow to split you in two)
Coronal plane Divides the body into slices from front to back (picture wearing a crown that is holding your front and back together)
AC Before meals (Ahead of Chow)
PC After meals (Post Chow)
Auscultation To listen (picture a stethoscope)
Etiology The cause
Sequelae A problem resulting from a disease or injury (one can easily segue from healthy to sick)
Contralateral Opposite side (When you contradict someone, you have the opposite opinion)
Created by: k333r