Medical Terminology

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aconway18
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Medical Terminology
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2010-10-03 20:14:43
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Chapter 2
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  1. Anterior/Frontal
    Front
  2. Posterior/Dorsal
    Back
  3. Superior
    Top side, Above
  4. Inferior
    Bottom side, Below
  5. Medial
    Middle
  6. Lateral
    Side
  7. Apex
    Point portion
  8. Base
    Opposite apex
  9. Proximal
    Closest to source
  10. Distal
    Away from source
  11. Supine
    Position w/person on their spine. Facing up.
  12. Prone
    Tummy side down.
  13. Caudal
    Pertaining to the belly.
  14. Cephal
    Pertaining to the head.
  15. Cranial
    Pertaining to the brain.
  16. Encephal/o
    Inside the brain.
  17. Benign
    Good/Okay
  18. Malignant
    Bad/Disfunctioning
  19. Hist/o
    Tissue
  20. Proxim/o
    Near
  21. Ventr/o
    Belly
  22. Caud/o
    Tail
  23. Infer/o
    Lower
  24. Frontal Plane
    Front and Back
  25. Transverse, Horizontal Plane
    Top and Bottom
  26. Midsagitial Plane
    Right and Left

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