Chapter 2

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Chapter 2
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The human Body in Health and Disease
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  1. ana-
    up, toward, apart
  2. bi-
    two
  3. epi-
    upon, over, above, on top
  4. hypo-
    under, below normal
  5. uni-
    one
  6. abdomin/o
    abdomen, abdominal cavity
  7. brachi/o
    arm
  8. card/o, cardi/o
    heart
  9. caud/o
    tail
  10. cephal/o
    head
  11. cervic/o
    cervix, neck
  12. chondr/o, chondri/o
    gristle, cartilage
  13. chron/o
    time
  14. carn/o, carni/o
    skull, cranium
  15. dist/o
    away
  16. dors/o
    back
  17. eti/o
    cause (of disease)
  18. femor/o
    thigh
  19. gastr/o
    stomach
  20. gen/o
    formation, cause, produce
  21. glut/o
    buttock
  22. hom/o, home/o
    sameness, unchanging
  23. iatri/o, iatr/o
    to heal
  24. idi/o
    person, self
  25. ili/o
    flank, hip, groin
  26. infect/o
    to enter, invade
  27. inferi/o, infer/o
    below
  28. inguin/o
    groin
  29. later/o
    side
  30. lumb/o
    loin, lower back
  31. medi/o
    middle
  32. path/o
    disease
  33. pelv/o
    pelvis, washbasin
  34. physi/o
    nature
  35. posteri/o, poster/o
    back
  36. proxim/o
    near
  37. spin/o
    spine, thron
  38. superi/o, super/o
    above
  39. thorac/o
    cheat, thorax
  40. tom/o
    to cut
  41. umbilic/o
    navel
  42. ventr/o
    front, belly
  43. -ad
    toward
  44. -al
    pertaining to
  45. -ar
    pertaining to
  46. -ic
    perrtaining to
  47. -ion
    pertaining to
  48. -or
    pertaining to
  49. -stasis
    standing still
  50. -y
    process of
  51. (ABBREVIATION)
    ant
    anterior
  52. (ABBERVIATION)
    AP
    anteroposterior
  53. CAT scan or CT scan
    computed axial tomography
  54. (ABBREVIATION)
    inf
    inferior
  55. (ABBREVIATION)
    lat
    lateral
  56. (ABBREVIATION)
    med
    medial
  57. (ABBREVIATION)
    MRI
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  58. (ABBREVIATION)
    PET scan
    Positron Emission Tomography scan
  59. (ABBREVIATION)
    pos
    posterior
  60. (ABBREVIATION)
    sup
    superior

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