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infectionwk1 vocab

infection control st wk 1 vocab

abdomin/o abdomen
abdominal cavity space betweek the chest containing organs such as liver, stomach, gallbladder, and intestines
adip/o fat
ana up
anabolism process of building up complex materials from simple materials
anter/o front
anterior front surface of the body
catabolism process of breaking down complex materials to form simpler substances and release energy
cervic/o neck
chondro/o cartilage
chondroplasty surgery of the cartilage
coccyg/o coccyx
crani/o skull
cranial cavity space in the head containing brain and surounded by the skull
cyt/o cell
cytoplasm all the material that is outside the nucleau and yet contained with in the cell membrane
diaphragm muscle seperating the abdominal and thoracic cavities
dors/o back
ectomy removal
epi above
genic produced by
hist/o tissue
iac pertaining to
inguin/o groin
inter between
ism process
later/o side
lumb/o lower back
lumbosacral pertaining to lower back and sacral
medi/o middle
meta change
neucl/o nucleus
oma tumor
peritoneum double-layered membrane surrounding the abdominal organs
pleural cavity space between the pleural membrane and surrounding each lung
poster/o back of body
proxim/o near
sacr/o sacrum
sagittal lengthwise, vertical plane dividing the body into right and left halves
sarc/o flesh
spin/o spine
thorac/o chest
thoracic cavity space containing the heart, lungs, bronchial tubes, trachea, esophagus
tomy process of cutting
transverse horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower portion
umbilical central region near the navel
urethra tube from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body
ventr/o belly/ side of body
vertebra each back bone
viscer/o internal organs
Created by: a1h12