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Body Structure Terms

NHTC 4 Body Structure Terms

adip/o fat
lip/o fat
cyt/o cell
chondr/o cartilage
fibr/o fiber, fibrous tissue
hist/o tissue
my/o muscle
sarc/o flesh (connective tissue)
abdomin/o abdomen
cervic/o neck, cervix, uteri (neck of the uterus)
coccyg/o coccyx (tail bone)
crani/o cranium, skull
ili/o ilium (lateral flaring portion of hip bone)
inguin/o groin
lumb/o loins (lower back)
pelv/i pelvis
sacr/o sacrum
spin/o spine
thorac/o chest
umbilic/o umbilicus, navel
viscer/o internal organs
vertebr/o vertebrae (backbone)
anter/o anterior, front
caud/o tail
cephal/o head
dist/o far, farthest
dors/o back (of the body)
later/o side, to one side
medi/o middle
poster/o back (of the body), behind, posterior
proxim/o near, nearest
ventr/o belly, belly side
ab- away from
ad- toward
epi- above, upon
hypo- under, below
infra- under, below
inter- between
Created by: rmlgray