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Body Structure

TermDefinition
posterior near the back of the body
parietal pertaining to the outer wall of the body
coronal plane divides the body in to front and back
prognosis prediction of the course of a disease
cyan- blue
etiology study of the cause of disease
dehiscence bursting open of a wound
eversion turning outward
adhesion abnormal tissue band that holds normally separated tissue together
inversion turning inward
sign objective evidence of an illness or disease
superior toward the head
lateral pertaining to the side
symptom any change in body or function as perceived by the patient
abduction movement away from the middle of the body
supine lying on the back with the face and palms upward
deep away from the surface of the body
endocsope instrument for observing the inside of an organ
palmar pertaining to the palm of the hand
plantar pertaining to the sole of the foot
thoracoscopy viewing of the lungs and thoracic cavity with an instrument
adduction movement toward the middle of the body
laparoscopy procedure of viewing the organs of the pelvis and abdomen with an instrument
superficial towards the surface of the body
melan- black
midsagittal plane divides the body into right and left halves
transverse plane divides the body into upper and lower aspects
anterior near the front of the body
inflammation body defense against injury, infection or allergy
prone lying with face downward
inferior away from the head
proximal nearer to the center or a point of attachment
diagnosis identification of a disease by scientific evaluation
distal further from the center of the body or point of attachment
idiopathic disease without recognizable cause
medial pertaining to the mid line of the body
homeostasis equilibrium in the internal environment of the body
visceral pertaining to the viscera or internal organs
Created by: Gerry Rimstidt
 

 



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