CHAPTER 2 - TERMS PERTAINING TO THE BODY AS A WHOLE

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CHAPTER 2 - TERMS PERTAINING TO THE BODY AS A WHOLE
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TERS OF THE BODY
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  1. abdominal
    Pertaining to the abdomen
  2. adipose
    Pertaining to fat
  3. anterior
    Pertaining to the front
  4. anabolism
    Process of casting up (building-up or synthesizing process in a cell)
  5. cervical
    Pertaining to the neck
  6. chondroma
    Tumor of cartilage
  7. chondrosarcoma
    Flesh tumor (malignant) of cartilage (tissue). All sarcomas are malignant (cancerous) tumors
  8. chromosomes
    �Color bodies�; contain genetic material and are located in the nucleus of cell
  9. coccygeal
    Pertaining to the tailbone
  10. craniotomy
    Incision of the skull
  11. cytoplasm
    Contents (formation) of the cell (apart from the nucleus and cell membrane)
  12. distal
    Pertaining to far (from the beginning of a structure)
  13. dorsal
    Pertaining to the back
  14. histology
    Study of tissues
  15. iliac
    Pertaining to the ilium
  16. inguinal
    Pertaining to the groin
  17. karyotype
    Picture (classification) of the nucleus (and its chromosomes).
  18. lateral
    Pertaining to the side
  19. lumbosacral
    Pertaining to the lumbar and sacral regions
  20. medial
    Pertaining to the middle
  21. nucleic
    Pertaining to the nucleus
  22. pelvic
    Pertaining to the pelvis (bones in the region of the hip)
  23. posterior
    Pertaining to the back
  24. proximal
    Pertaining to near the beginning of a structure
  25. sacral
    Pertaining to the sacrum (lower back)
  26. sarcoma
    Tumor of flesh tissue (malignant)
  27. spinal
    Pertaining to the spine
  28. epithelial cell
    Cell covering the surface of the skin and inner lining of body cavities and tubes
  29. thoracic
    Pertaining to the chest
  30. thoracotomy
    Incision of the chest
  31. tracheal
    Pertaining to the windpipe
  32. umbilical
    Pertaining to the navel
  33. ventral
    Pertaining to the belly side of the body
  34. vertebral
    Pertaining to vertebrae
  35. visceral
    Pertaining to internal organs
  36. anabolic
    Pertaining to casting up; building up substances (proteins) in the cell
  37. catabolism
    Process of casting down; breaking down material in the cell to release energy
  38. epigastric
    Pertaining to above the stomach
  39. hypochondriac regions
    Pertaining to under the rib cartilages (area of the abdomen)
  40. intervertebral
    Pertaining to between the vertebrae
  41. metabolism
    State of building up (anabolism) and breaking down (catabolism); processes in a cell

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