medical words

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medical words
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  1. Anabolism
    process of building up
  2. catabolism
    process of breaking down
  3. cell membrane
    structures surrounding and protecting the cell
  4. metabolism
    total chemical process in a cell
  5. mitochondria
    stuctures in the cytoplasm in which foods are burned
  6. nucleus
    control center of the cell
  7. histologist
    hist/o meaning tissue
  8. viscera
    internal organs
  9. digestive
    pharynx (throat)
  10. urinary
    ureters
  11. Respiratory
    • larynx (voice box)
    • Trachea (windpipe)
  12. Reproductive
    uterus (womb)
  13. endocrine
    Thyroid glad (neck)
  14. nervous
    brain,spine
  15. circulatory
    heart,blood vessels
  16. Musculoskeletal
    muscles,bones,joints
  17. skin and sense organs
    Skins, hair, nails, sweat glands
  18. adipose tissue
    collection of fat cells
  19. epithelial cells
    skin cells that cove the extrnal body surface
  20. trachea
    windpipe
  21. ureter
    only one E and only one urethra
  22. Viscera
    Internal organs
  23. Body Cavities
    • Cranial- brain,pituitary gland
    • Thoracic-lungs,heart (know how to spell)
    • Abdominal-kidney,stomach,liver (know how to spell)
    • Pelvic-sm&lg intestines,rectum,bladder
    • Spinal-
  24. Peritoneum
    Front
  25. Retroperitoneal
    back
  26. Back
    • posterior
    • dorsal
  27. abdominal cavity
    abdomen
  28. cranial cavity
    skull
  29. diaphragm (spell it)
    aids breathing
  30. pelvic cavity
    pelvis
  31. peritoneum
    surrounding the abdominal organs
  32. pleural cavity
    pleural
  33. RUQ
    Right upper quadrant
  34. LUQ
    Left upper quadrant
  35. RLQ
    Right lower quadrant
  36. LLQ
    Left lower qudrant
  37. PG 46 !!

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