Anatomy Vocab

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Anatomy Vocab
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  1. A
    Without, lack of
  2. AB
    Away from
  3. abduction
    to draw a structure away from midline
  4. ad
    toward
  5. adduct
    to draw two structures closer together or to move toward the midline
  6. adduction
    process of drawing two structures closer together or moving a structure midline
  7. ante/antero
    before
  8. algia
    pain
  9. an
    without, lack of
  10. anatomy
    study of the structures of an organism
  11. anthr
    a joint
  12. bi
    two
  13. brachy
    short
  14. brady
    slow
  15. cele
    tumor
  16. cephalo
    head or toward the head end
  17. circum
    around
  18. cm
    centimeter
  19. contra
    combining form meaning opposite
  20. corp
    body
  21. cryo
    cold
  22. cyte
    cell
  23. de
    away from
  24. dextro
    right
  25. dynia
    pain
  26. dys
    bad, with difficulty
  27. e
    out from
  28. ec
    out of
  29. ecto
    on the outerside, toward the surface
  30. ectomy
    excision
  31. emia
    referring to the blood
  32. endo
    toward the interior, within
  33. ento
    toward the interior, within
  34. ep, epi
    upon or above something else
  35. etio
    pertaining to cause or origin
  36. ex
    out of, toward the surface
  37. hemi
    half
  38. hyper
    above, increased or to much of something
  39. hypo
    below decreased or too little of something
  40. idio
    peculiar
  41. infra
    below
  42. inter
    between
  43. intero
    aimed inward or farther from the surface
  44. intra
    within
  45. intro
    into
  46. ipsi
    same
  47. iso
    equal
  48. itis
    inflammation or irritation
  49. latero
    toward the side
  50. leuco
    white
  51. levo
    left
  52. macro
    large
  53. meso
    middle
  54. meta
    after mounted or built upon
  55. micro
    small
  56. ml
    milliliters
  57. mono
    single
  58. morph
    form
  59. my
    pertaining to muscle
  60. myelo
    pertaining to spinal cord
  61. myo
    pertaining to muscle
  62. naso
    nose
  63. neo
    new
  64. neuron
    nerve
  65. oculo
    eye
  66. oma
    morbid condition of a part often a tumor
  67. oro
    mouth
  68. ortho
    straight
  69. osis
    condition
  70. osseo
    bony part
  71. asteo
    bone
  72. palato
    palate
  73. pachy
    thick
  74. patho
    abnormal in some way
  75. pathy
    disease
  76. ped
    foot, child
  77. peri
    around
  78. phage/phagia
    eating
  79. plasia
    growth
  80. poly
    many
  81. post
    after, behind
  82. postero
    behind
  83. pre
    before, in front of
  84. pro
    before, in front of
  85. retro
    backward, toward the rear
  86. sclerosis
    hardening
  87. semi
    half
  88. sinistro
    left
  89. steno
    narrow
  90. sub
    under
  91. super
    above, excessively
  92. supra
    above, upon
  93. sym
    with or together
  94. syn
    with or together
  95. tachy
    swift, fast
  96. tetra
    four
  97. tomy
    cutting
  98. trans
    beyond or on the other side
  99. tri
    three
  100. uni
    one
  101. frontal section or coronal section
    divides the body into front and back halves or sections
  102. sagittal section
    divides the body into right and left halves or sections
  103. transverse section
    divides the body into upper and lower halves or sections
  104. anterior
    front
  105. ventral
    belly or anterior surface
  106. posterior
    toward the rear
  107. dorsal
    back of the body
  108. rostral
    toward the head
  109. peripheral
    away from the center
  110. superficial
    on or near the surface
  111. deep
    further from the surface
  112. external
    outside
  113. internal
    within the body
  114. prone
    face down (horizontal position)
  115. supine
    face up (horizontal position)
  116. lateral
    toward the side
  117. proximal
    nearest to the point of attachment
  118. flexion
    bending, flexible (refers to bending at a joint - usually toward the ventral surface) ie two ventral surfaces coming closer together, sit ups
  119. extension
    to stretch , the opposite of flexion
  120. hyperextention
    extreme extension
  121. dorsiflexion
    arching the back
  122. plantar
    sole of the foot
  123. palmar
    palm of the hand

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