Medical Terminology Quiz 2

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Medical Terminology Quiz 2
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Terminology Quiz 2 directional terms, table 4-5 medical word elements
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  1. Abduction
    movement away from the midsagittal plane of the body or one of its parts
  2. Adduction
    Movement toward the midsagittal plane of the body
  3. Medial
    Pertaining to the midline of the body or structure
  4. Lateral
    Pertaining to side
  5. Superior (cephalad
    toward the head or upper portion of a structure
  6. Inferior (caudal)
    Away from the head, or toward the tail or the lower part of a structure
  7. Proximal
    • Nearer to the center
    • near the trunk of the body
    • near the point or attachment to the body
  8. Distal
    • Further from the center
    • further from the point of attachment to the body
  9. Anterior (ventral)
    front of the body
  10. Posterior (dorsal)
    Back of the body
  11. Parietal
    Pertaining to the outer wall of the body cavity
  12. Visceral
    Pertaining to the vicera, or internal organs (especially the abdominal organs)
  13. Prone
    Lying on the abdomen, face down
  14. Supine
    Lying horizontally on the back, face up
  15. Inversion
    • Turning inward
    • inside out
  16. Eversion
    turning outward
  17. Palmar
    Pertaining to the palm of the hand
  18. Plantar
    pertaining to the sole of the feet
  19. Superficial
    toward the surface of the body (external)
  20. Deep
    away from the surface of the body (internal)
  21. away from the surface of the body
    internal
    deep
  22. toward the surface of the body
    external
    superficial
  23. pertaining to the sole of the feet
    plantar
  24. pertaining to the palms of the hands
    palmar
  25. turning outward
    Eversion
  26. turning inward
    inside out
    Inversion
  27. Lying on the abdomen, face down
    Prone
  28. Lying horizontally, face up
    Supine
  29. pertaining to the internal organs, especially the abdominal organs, viscera
    Visceral
  30. pertaining to the outer wall of the body cavity
    Parietal
  31. further away from the center
    further away from the point of attachment to the body
    Distal
  32. Nearer to the trunk of the body
    Proximal
  33. away from the head
    toward the tail or the lower part of a structure
    Inferior
  34. toward the head or upper portion of a structure
    Superior
  35. Pertaining to side
    Lateral
  36. pertaining to the midline of the body or structure
    Medial`
  37. movement toward the midsagittal plane
    adduction
  38. movement away from the midsagittal plane of the body
    abduction
  39. cyt/o
    cell
  40. hist/o
    tissue
  41. kary/o
    nucleus
  42. nucle-
    nucleus
  43. anter-
    anterior, front
  44. caud-
    tail
  45. cephal-
    head
  46. dist-
  47. far, farthest
  48. dors
    back (of body)
  49. infer
    lower, below
  50. later
    • side
    • to one side
  51. medi
    middle
  52. poster
    • back(of Body)
    • behind
    • posterior
  53. proxim
    • near
    • nearest
    • proximal
  54. ventr/o
    • belly
    • belly side
  55. abdomen/
    abdomen
  56. cervic/
    • neck
    • cervix uteri (neck of uterus)
  57. crani/
    • cranium
    • skull
  58. gastr/
    stomach
  59. ili/
    ilium (lateral flaring portion of hip bone)
  60. inguin/
    groin
  61. lumb/
    loins (lower back)
  62. lumbar
    pertaining to the loins (lower back)
  63. pelv/
    pelvis
  64. spin/
    spine
  65. thorac
    chest
  66. umbilic
    • umbilicus
    • navel
  67. albin/
    white
  68. leuk/
    white
  69. chlor/
    green
  70. chrom/
    color
  71. cirrh/
    yellow
  72. jaund/
    yellow
  73. xanth/
    yellow
  74. cyan
    blue
  75. erythr
    red
  76. melan
    black
  77. poli/
    gray
  78. -genesis
    forming, producing, origin
  79. -gnosis
    knowing
  80. -gram
    • record
    • writing
  81. -graph
    instrument for recording
  82. -graphy
    process of recording
  83. -logist
    specialist in the study of.....
  84. specialist in the study of skin
    dermatologist
  85. -ology
    the study of
  86. the study of
    -ology
  87. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  88. -metry
    act of measuring
  89. disease
    -pathy
  90. prefix meaning
    excess, beyond
    ultra-
  91. prefix meaning
    across
    through
    trans-
  92. prefix meaning
    upper
    above
    super-
  93. prefix meaning
    around
    peri-
  94. prefix meaning
    below
    under
    infra-
  95. prefix meaning
    same
    alike
    homeo-
  96. prefix meaning
    different
    hetero-
  97. prefix meaning
    toward
    ad
  98. prefix meaning
    away from
    ab-

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