MT Body region terminology

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MT Body region terminology
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2014-03-09 10:51:53
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  1. anterior torso
    abdominal
  2. forearm
    antebrachial
  3. depressed area (in front of elbow)
    antecubital
  4. armpit
    auxillary
  5. arm
    brachial
  6. cheek
    buccal
  7. skin
    cutaneous
  8. wrist
    carpal
  9. head
    cephalic
  10. neck
    cervial
  11. fingers or toes
    digital
  12. back
    dorsal
  13. face
    facial
  14. forehead
    frontal
  15. nose
    nasal
  16. mouth
    oral
  17. eyes
    • orbital
    • ophthalmic
  18. thigh
    femoral
  19. food
    pedal
  20. sole of foot
    plantar
  21. ankle
    tarsal
  22. side of skull
    temporal
  23. chest
    thoracic
  24. upper cheek
    zygomatic
  25. ribs
    costa/o
  26. straight
    orth/o
  27. kneecap
    patell/o
  28. buttock
    gluteal
  29. breast
    mammary
  30. muscle
    • my/o
    • muscul/o
  31. rupture
    rrhexis
  32. hardening
    scler/o
  33. 206
    bones
  34. 640
    muscles
  35. 5.5 liters
    blood
  36. structural composition
    Anatomy
  37. function
    Physiology
  38. bone to bone
    ligament/o
  39. bone to muscle
    • tendons
    • ten/o
  40. 45% of body weight
    muscles
  41. individual units
    cells
  42. similar cells grouped together
    tissues
  43. different tissues working together
    organs
  44. groups of organs working together
    systems
  45. 11
    body systems
  46. skull bone
    • cranium
    • crani/o
  47. collar bone
    clavicle
  48. upper arm bone
    humerus
  49. lower arm, thumb side bone
    • radius
    • RT = radius thumb
  50. lower arm, pinky side bone
    • ulna
    • UP = ulna pinky
  51. wrist bones
    carpals
  52. hand bones
    metacarpals
  53. finger/toe
    phalanges
  54. shoulder bone
    scapula
  55. breast bone
    sternum
  56. ankle bones
    tarsals
  57. foot bones
    metatarsals
  58. smaller, lower leg bone
    • fibula
    • False outer self
  59. larger, lower leg bone
    • tibia
    • True inner self
  60. tailbone
    coccyx
  61. lower, fused back bones near hips
    sacrum
  62. hipbones
    • pelvis
    • pelv/o
  63. thigh bone
    femur
  64. bones surrounding the chest cavity
    • ribs
    • cost/o
  65. joint
    arthr/o
  66. bone
    oste/o
  67. cartilage
    chondr/o
  68. backbone
    spondyl/o
  69. pertaining to b/t the backbones
    intervertebral
  70. inflammation of bone & bone marrow
    osteomyelitis
  71. marrow
    • myel-
    • myelo-
  72. visual exam of joint
    arthroscopy
  73. malignant tumor, muscle tissue
    myosareoma
  74. flesh
    tissue
    • sarc-
    • sarco-
  75. incision of the skull
    craniotomy
  76. high levels of uric acid w/ inflammation of joints
    gouty arthritis
  77. compression of the median nerve in the wrist
    carpal tunnel syndrome
  78. chronic inflammation of joints, especially small bones in the bands and feet
    rheumatoid arthritis
  79. decrease in bone density w/ thinning & weakening of bone
    osteporosis
  80. weakness & degeneration of muscle fibers; congential condition
    muscular dystrophy
  81. surgical puncture to remove fluid from a joint
    arthocentesis
  82. measures sedimentation rate of red blood cells; indicates inflammation
    ESR
  83. plasma is tested for antibodies that are present in patients w/ systemic lupus erythematosus
    ANA
  84. removal of muscle tissue for microscopic analysis
    muscle biopsy
  85. measurement of the amount of a substance in blood that is associated w/ gouty arthritis
    uric acid test
  86. visual exam of joint using an endoscope
    arthroscopy
  87. x-ray imaging of a joint
    arthrography
  88. surgical repair of a joint
    arthroplasty
  89. b/t 3&4 or 4&5 lumbar vertebrae to inject or withdraw CSF (cerebral spinal fluid)
    lumbar puncture

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