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MED TERM

The Body in Health and Disease

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Directional word that means "pertaining to the back" dorsal
Directional word that means "pertaining to the front or abdomen" ventral
Directional word that means "lying face down" prone
Directional word that means "lying face up" supine
Moving from the midline toward either side of the body is moving toward the ___________ direction. lateral
The word that means "pertaining to the middle". medial
The directional term that means "going from front to back" sagittal
The directional term that means "pertaining to the outside" external
The diretional term that means "pertaining to the inside" internal
The directional term that means "away from the center or point of origin" distal
The diretional term that means "near the center or point of origin" proximal
The diretional term that means "pertaining to above" superior
The directional term that means "pertaining to below" inferior
The directional term that means "across, through". transverse
The number of abdominal quadrants four
The number of abdominal regions nine
The word that means "pertaining to the skull" cranial
Number of body cavities five
The abbreviation RUQ means Right Upper Quadrant
The abbreviation RLQ means Right Lower Quadrant
The abbreviation LUQ means Left Upper Quadrant
The abbreviation LLQ means Left Lower Quadrant
The word that means the "study of physical function" is physiology
The word that means "pertaining to the lower back area" is lumbar
The body system that includes the mouth, salivary glands, throat, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, live, gallbladder and pancrease is called the Gastrointestinal System (GI)
The body system that contains the nose, throat, larynx, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, and lungs is called the Respiratory System
The body system that contains the heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries is called the Cardiovascular System
The body system that contains the blood, blood cells and plasma, and the lymphatic vessels, nodes, fluid, spleen, thymus and white blood cells is called the Hematology/Immunology System
The body systemt that contains the hair, nails, skin, sweat glands and oil glands is called the Integumentary System
The orthopedic body system that contains the bones, cartilage, ligaments, and joints is called the Skeletal System
The orthopedic body system that contains the muscles and tendons is called the Muscular System
The body system that contains the brain, cranial nerves, spinal cord, spinal nerves, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and neurons is called the Nervous System
THe body system that contains the kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, and nephrons is called the Urinary System
THe body system that contains the scrotum, testes, epididymides, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate gland, urethra and penis is called the Male Genital and Reproductive System
The body system that contains the breasts, ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, vagina and external genitalia is called the Female Genital and Reproductive System
The body system that contains the pituitary gland, pineal gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, thymus, pancreas, adrenal glands, ovaries, and testes is called the Endocrine System
The study of the eye and adjacent structures is called Ophthalmology
The study of the ear, nose, throat and adjacent structures is called Otolarynngology
The medical study and treatment of the mind is called Psychiatry
The study of cancerous tumors or masses is called Oncology
The study and use of X-rays, sound waves, and other forms of radiation and energy to diagnose diseases and conditions is called Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
The study of medicine and drugs is called Pharmacology
The study and treatment of new babies at birth is called Neonatology
The knowledge and practice of children and their medical treatment is called Pediatrics
The knowledge and practice of persons of old age and their medical treatment is called Geriatrics
Created by: GKSMS97