Chapter 5

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Chapter 5
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Chapter 5 Essential Medical terminology
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  1. gemin
    double, pair
  2. primi
    first
  3. pan
    all
  4. contra
    opposition, against
  5. ipsi
    same (equal)
  6. ir
    into; toward
  7. trans
    across, through
  8. situated at or directed towards the front
    anterior
  9. directed toward or situated at the back
    posterior
  10. pertaining to the head, or the head end of the body
    cephalic
  11. situated toward the tail
    caudal
  12. the act of lying down
    decubitus
  13. a turning inside out
    eversion
  14. the head of the patient's bed is raised 18-20 inches above level
    Fowler's
  15. midline of the body; pertaining to the side
    lateral
  16. having two sides; pertaining to both sides
    bilateral
  17. position in which the patient lies on his or her back, legs flexed on the thighs, thighs flexed on the abdomen and abducted
    lithotomy
  18. situated toward the midline
    medial
  19. slanting; incline
    oblique
  20. and outward structure or surface; the portion of a system outside the central region
    peripheral
  21. toward the center or median line; the point of attachment or origin
    proximal
  22. remote; farther from any point of reference
    distal
  23. lyng down
    recumbent
  24. the patient lies on his or her left side and chest, the right knee and thigh drawn up, the left arm along the back
    Sims'
  25. Left; left side
    sinistro
  26. right; right side
    dextro
  27. lying with the face upward or on the dorsal surface
    supine
  28. the act of placing or lying on the back
    supination
  29. lying face downward or on the ventral surface
    prone
  30. the act of assuming the prone position
    pronation
  31. the patient is supine on a surface inclined 45 degrees, the head lower than the legs
    Trendelenburg's

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