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A&P CH1 word parts

A&P CH1 Word parts

append- (to hang something); appendicular: pertaining to the limbs
cardi- (heart) pericardium:membrane that surrounds the heart
cran- (helmet)cranial:pertaining to the portion of the skull that surrounds the brain
dors- (back) dorsal:position toward the back
homeo- (same)homeostasis:maintenance of a stable internal environment
-logy (study of) physiology: study of body functions
meta- (change) metabolism:chemical changes that occur within the body
pariet- (wall) parietal membrane: membrane that lines the wall of a cavity
pelv- (basin) pelvic cavity:basin-shaped cavity enclosed by the pelvic bones
peri- (around) pericardial membrane: membrane that surrounds the heart
pleur- (rib) pleural membrane:membrane that encloses the lungs and lines the thoracic cavity
-stasis (standing still) homeostasis: maintenance of stable internal environment
-tomy (cutting) anatomy: study of structure, which often involves cutting or removing body parts