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Medical Lang. Ch. 3

Planes, Regions & Integumentary System

Definition of rrhea- flow, discharge
Opposite of Caudal Cephalad
Function of Integumentary system Regulation of heat, protection & Vitamin D
Laceration a tear of the skin
Analyze and Define: Dermatome Derma/tome Instrument to cut skin
Define Bi-lateral two sided
combining form meaning life bi-
Noun suffix -a means: Nothing, eases pronunciation
Opposite of anterior posterior
Combining form for skin cutane/o, dermat/o, derm/o
Antonym for distal Proximal
Abscess localized collection of pus
Prefix meaning two bi-
Dorsal Back
Midsagittal Divides body into left and right sides
Cephalad: Toward the head
Hidr/o Sweat
Name one plane of the body: Transverse, sagittal, mid-sagittal, para-sagittal
Define dermatitis Inflammation of the skin
What does Superior and Inferior Mean? Superior is above, inferior is below
Wrinkle removal rhytidectomy
Region around belly button (naval) umbilical region
Define Epidermis On or upon the skin
Death of the skin Necrosis
Kerat/o: Horny tissue, cornified layer
-ad toward
Onych, ungu Nail
Laying with feet in stirrups Lithotomy position
RLQ Right Lower Quadrant
Myc-/o Fungus
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