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med-term 2b

med terminology ch2 vocabulary

anter/o front (anterior - pertaining to front)
bol/o to cast (throw) (anabolism - process of building up proteins)(catabolism - process to breakdown food into energy)
cervic/o neck of body OR neck of uterus
chrom/o color
coccyg/o coccyx (tailbone)
dist/o far, distant
dors/o back - dorsal
ili/o ilium (part of pelvic bone)
inguin/o groin
kary/o nucleus
lumb/o lower back; b/w ribs & pelvic
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh
spin/o spine, backbone
thel/o nipple
umbilic/o navel, umbilicus
ventr/o belly side of body
viscer/o internal organs
ana- up
cata- down
meta- change
-plasm formation
-somes bodies
-type picture, classification
-ose full of; pertaining to
-ism process; condition
-eal, -iac, -ior pertaining to
superior cephalic - above
cephalic pertaining to the head; another name for superior (above)
inferior caudal - below
caudal pertaining to tail & lower portion of body; another name for inferior (below)
frontal plane - coronal anterior portion of plane dividing front from back
posterior - dorsal back side of body when divided front to back
proximal near pt of attachment to body trunk
distal far from pt of attachment to body trunk
transverse plane cross-sectional or axial
Created by: gma.d



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