Chap 2

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  1. anterior (ventral)
    front surface of the body
  2. posterior (dorsal)
    back side of the body
  3. deep
    away from the surface
  4. superficial
    on the surface
  5. proximal
    near the point of attachment
  6. distal
    far from point of attachment
  7. inferior
    below another structure
  8. superior
    above another structure
  9. medial
    pertaining to the middle
  10. lateral
    pertaining to the side
  11. supine
    lying on the back
  12. prone
    lying on the belly
  13. frontal plane
    vertical plane divide body into anterior and posterior
  14. sagittal plane
    vertical plane divide body into left and right
  15. transverse plane
    horizontal plane running across the body to the ground, divide body into upper and lower portion
  16. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  17. adip/o
    fat
  18. anter/o
    front
  19. bol/o
    to cast
  20. cervic/o
    neck
  21. chondr/o
    cartilage
  22. chrom/o
    color
  23. coccyg/o
    coccyx
  24. crani/o
    skull
  25. cyt/o
    cell
  26. dist/o
    far, distant
  27. dors/o
    back portion of the body
  28. hist/o
    tissue
  29. ili/o
    ilium
  30. inguin/o
    groin
  31. kary/o
    nucleus
  32. later/o
    side
  33. lumb/o
    lower back
  34. medi/o
    middle
  35. nucle/o
    nucleus
  36. pelv/i
    pelvis
  37. poster/o
    back
  38. proxim/o
    nearest
  39. sacr/o
    sacrum
  40. sarc/o
    flesh
  41. spin/o
    spine
  42. thel/o
    nipple
  43. thorac/o
    chest
  44. trache/o
    trachea
  45. umbilic/o
    navel
  46. ventr/o
    belly side of the body
  47. vertebr/o
    vertebra
  48. viscer/o
    internal organs
  49. ana-
    up
  50. cata-
    down
  51. epi-
    above
  52. inter-
    between
  53. meta-
    change
  54. -eal
    pertaining to
  55. -iac
    pertaining to
  56. -ior
    pertaining to
  57. -ism
    process, condition
  58. -ose
    pertaining to
  59. -plasm
    formation
  60. -somes
    bodies
  61. -type
    picture, classification

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