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Chapter 4 Body struc

abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
Abdomin/o Abdomen
adip/o fat
anter/o anterior
caud/o tail
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck
chrondr/o cartilage
coccyg/o coccyx (tail bone)
cost/o ribs
crani/o cranium
cyt/o cell
derm/o skin
dist/o far
dors/o back of the body
duct/o to lead, carry
fibr/o fiber
gastr/o stomach
hist/o tissue
ili/o ilium(flaring portion of the hip bone)
inguin/o groin
later/o side, to one side
lip/o fat
lumb/o loins (lower back)
medi/o middle
my/o muscle
pelv/i pelvis
poster/o back of the body (posterior)
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh
spin/o spine
thorac/o chest
umbilic/o umbilicus, navel
ventr/o belly side
vertebr/o vertabrae, backbone
viscer/o internal organs
-al, -ar, ic, pertaining to, relating to
-blast embryonic cell
-logist specialized in the study of
-logy study of
-ion act of
-oid resembiling
-oma tumor
-pathy disease
-tomy incision
ab- away from
ad- toward
epi- above, upon
hypo- under, below
infra- under, below
inter- betweeen
Created by: stephtaylor