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Med Term Ch. 3,4,5

Surg Tech

A fibrous protein found in connective tissue Collagen
Outer region of an organ cortex
A complex sugar compound stored in liver and muscles; broken down into glucose when needed for energy glycogen
Between parts, such as the spaces between cells in a tissue interstitial
The inner region of an organl marrow Medulla
The nitrogen-containing compounds that make up protiens amino acids
The functional tissue of an organ Parenchyma
Pertaining to a wall; describes a membrane that lines a body cavity Parietal
Pertaining to the internal organs; describes a membrane on the surface of an organ Visceral
blast/o blastocyte
gen origin
phag/o eat
phil attract
plas formation, molding, development
trop act on
troph/o feeding,growth,nourishment
morph/o form
cyt/o, -cyte cell
nucle/o nucleus
kary/o nucleus
hist/o, histi/o tissue
fibr/o fiber
reticul/o network
aden/o gland
papill/o nipple
myx/o mucus
muc/o mucus, mucus membrane
somat/o, -some body, small body
Body Organizationsimple to complex 1.chemicals2.cells3.tissues4.organs5.organ systems6.whole body
4 Types of tissues : Epithelial- ( example: skin)Connective- ( example: blood)Muscle Tissue- (example: cardiac muscle)Nervous- (example: nerves)
Smallest living unit Cell
cytology study of cells
histology study of tissue
homeostasis state of balance
thick fluid secreted by cells mucus
body part with a specific function is an : organ
group of cells that act together tissue
Between cells Intercellular
Outside a cell Extracellular
Within a cell Intracellular
Nine regions of the abdomen : Right hypochondriacLeft hypochondriacRight lumbarLeft lumbarRight illiacLeft illiacUmbilicalEpigastrichypogastric
RUQ Right upper quadrent
LUQ Left upper quadrent
RLQ Right lower quadrent
LLQ Left lower quadrent
Anatomical Postion Facing forward, palms up
Supine Postition Lying face up
Prone Position Lying face down
Lateral Position on the side
Lithotomy Position Supine, then ankles/legs in stirrups
Toward the front (of the body) Anterior (ventral)
Toward the back (of the body) Posterior (dorsal)
Toward the midline (of the body) Medial
Toward the side (of the body) Lateral
nearer to the point of attachment proximal
farther from the point of attachment distal
superior above; in a higher position
inferior below; in a lower position
Cranial Toward the head
Caudal Toward the lower end of the spine
Superficial (external) close to the surface of the body
deep (internal) closer to the center of the body
Created by: Dmercer