Position & Direction

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MyMichele25
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106430
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Position & Direction
Updated:
2011-10-04 16:08:53
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Combining Form
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Combining Forms for Position and Direction
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  1. caud/o
    • tail
    • caud/ad - toward the tail
  2. medi/o
    • middle
    • medi/ad - toward the middle
  3. ventr/o
    • belly, belly side
    • ventr/al - pertaining to the belly side (front of body)
  4. kerat/o
    • horny tissue; hard; cornea
    • kerat/osis - abnormal condition of horny tissue
  5. anter/o
    • anterior, front
    • anter/ior - pertaining to the front
  6. proxim/o
    • near, nearest
    • proxim/al - pertaining to the nearest (point of attachment)
  7. later/o
    • side, to one side
    • later/al - pertaining to a side
  8. poster/o
    • back (of body), behind, posterior
    • poster/ior - pertaining to the back (of the body)
  9. infer/o
    • lower, below
    • infer/ior - pertaining to a lower (structure or surface)
  10. dors/o
    • back (of body)
    • dors/al - pertaining to the back (of the body)
  11. dist/o
    • far, farthest
    • dist/al - pertaining to the farthest (point of attachment)
  12. crani/o
    • cranium (skull)
    • crani/al - pertaining to the cranium

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