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chapter 2

chapter 2 flash cards

palpation pal-PAY-shun to feel
etiology ee-tee-AW-ioh-jee the cause
sequelae seh-KUR-ent a problem resulting from a disease or injury
prophylaxis PROH-fuh-LAX-sis preventive treatment
palliative PA-lee-ah-tiv treating the symptoms, but not actually getting rid of the cause
ventral/antral/anterior VEN-tral/AN-tral/an-TIH-ree-or the front the word ventral means "stomach"
caudal KOW-dal toward the bottom from Latin, for tall
contralateral KON-traah-LA-ter-al opposite side
ipsilateral IP-sih-LA-ter-al same side
sagittal SA-jih-tal divides the body in slices right to left sagitta is the Latin for arrow; think of this as dividing the the body in half, as if someone shot an arrow though it
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