Biology 100 Chapter 3

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Biology 100 Chapter 3
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  1. antero
    front
  2. caudo
    tail (downward)
  3. cephalo
    head (upward)
  4. disto
    away (from point of attatchment)
  5. dorso
    back
  6. infero
    below
  7. latero
    side
  8. medio
    middle
  9. postero
    back, behind
  10. proximo
    near (point of attatchment)
  11. supero
    above
  12. ventro
    belly (front)
  13. bi
    two
  14. uni
    one
  15. -ad
    toward
  16. -ior
    pertaining to
  17. caudad
    toward the tail (downward)
  18. cephalad
    toward the head (upward)
  19. lateral
    pertaining to the side
  20. medial
    pertaining to the middle
  21. unilateral
    pertaining to one side (only)
  22. bilateral
    pertaining to two sides
  23. mediolateral
    pertaining to the middle and the side
  24. distal
    pertaining to away
  25. proximal
    near the point of attachment
  26. inferior
    below
  27. superior
    above
  28. caudal
    tail
  29. cephalic
    head
  30. anterior
    front
  31. posterior
    back
  32. ventral
    belly (front)
  33. anteroposterior
    front and back
  34. posteroanterior
    back and the front
  35. frontal or coronal
    anterior or posterior portions
  36. saggital
    dividing into right and left sides
  37. midsaggital
    right and left halves
  38. transverse
    dividing into upper and lower portions
  39. mid coronal plane
    equal front and back halves
  40. umbilical region
    around the naval
  41. epigastric region
    directly above the umbilical region
  42. hypogastric region
    below the umbilical region
  43. hypochondriac regions
    right and left of the epigastric region
  44. lumbar region
    right and left of the umbilical region
  45. iliac regions
    right and left of the hypogastric region
  46. right upper quadrant
    (RUQ) right lobe of the liver, gallbladder, part of the pancreas, portions of the small and large intestines, and right kidney
  47. Left upper quadrant
    (LUQ) left lobe of the liver, stomach, spleen, part of the pancreas, portions of small and large intestines, left kidney
  48. Right Lower Quadrant
    (RLQ) small and large intestines, appendix, right ureter, right ovary and ureterine tube in women or the right sermatic duct in men
  49. Left Lower Quadrant
    (LLQ) small and large intestines, left ureter, left ovary and uterine tube in women of the left spermatic duct in men

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