IPPE 2 MED TERMS

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  1. anterior
    toward the front
  2. posterior
    toward the back
  3. cephalic
    the head end of the body
  4. caudal
    toward the tail
  5. decubitus
    the position assumed in lying down
  6. eversion
    turning inside out; turning outward
  7. extension
    movement of bringing the members of a limb into or toward a straight condition
  8. flexion
    the act of bending or the condition of being bent
  9. Fowler's
    the head of the patient's bed is raised 18-20 inches above level
  10. internal
    situated or occurring on the inside
  11. external
    situated or occurring on the outside
  12. Knee-chest
    the patient rests on his or her knees and chest. The head is turned to one side, and the arms are extended on the bed, the elbows flexed and resting so that they partially bear the weight of the patient
  13. lateral
    midline of the body, pertaining to the side
  14. bilateral
    having two sides, pertaining to both sides
  15. medial
    situated toward the middle
  16. obligue
    slanting;incline
  17. peripheral
    an outward structure or surface; the portion of a system outside the central region
  18. proximal
    toward the center or median line; the point of attachment or origin
  19. distal
    remote; farther from any point of reference
  20. quadrant
    one of four parts
  21. recumbant
    lying down
  22. rotation
    the process of turning around an axis
  23. Sims'
    the patient lies on his or her left side and chest, the right knee and thigh drawn up, the left arm along the back
  24. sinistro
    left
  25. dextro
    right
  26. superior
    above, upward
  27. inferior
    below, downward
  28. supine
    lying with the face upward or on the dorsal surface
  29. supination
    act of placing or lying on back
  30. prone
    lying face downward or on the ventral surface
  31. pronation
    the act of assuming the prone position
  32. Trendelenburg's
    the patient is supine on a surface inclined 45 degrees, the head lower than the legs
  33. upright
    perpendicular; ventrical

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