Medical Terminology Ch. 2

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  1. uni
    1
  2. 1
    uni, mono
  3. mono
    1
  4. bi
    2
  5. 2
    bi
  6. tri
    3
  7. 3
    tri
  8. quadri
    4
  9. tertra
    4
  10. 4
    quadri, tetra
  11. penta
    5
  12. 5
    penta
  13. octa
    8
  14. 8
    octa
  15. chlor/o
    green
  16. green
    chlor/o
  17. cirrh/o
    yellow
  18. yellow
    cirrh/o, jaundice
  19. cyan/o
    blue
  20. blue
    cyan/o
  21. eosin/o
    red
  22. erythr/o
    red
  23. red
    eosin/o, erythro/o
  24. glauc/o
    gray
  25. poli/o
    gray
  26. gray
    glauc/o, poli/o
  27. jaundice
    yellow
  28. leuk/o
    white
  29. white
    leuk/o
  30. melan/o
    black
  31. black
    melan/o
  32. cranial
    brain
  33. brain
    cranial
  34. thoracic
    chest
  35. chest
    thoracic
  36. pleura
    membrane that lines the pleura cavity
  37. membrane that lines the pleura cavity
    pleura
  38. diaphram
    lower margin of the pleral cavity
  39. lower margin of the pleral cavity
    diaphram
  40. abdominal pelvic
    abdomin
  41. peritoneum
    lining of abdominal pelvic cavity
  42. lining of abdominal pelvic cavity
    peritoneum
  43. what are the quadrants?
    • r. upper
    • l. upper
    • r. lower
    • l. lower
  44. cervical
    neck
  45. neck
    cervical
  46. lumbar
    lower back region
  47. lower back region
    lumbar
  48. sacral
    sacrum
  49. sacrum
    sacral
  50. coccygeal
    coccyx
  51. coccyx
    coccygeal
  52. anterior
    ventral, front
  53. front
    anterior
  54. ventral
    anterior
  55. posterior (directional term)
    dorsal, back
  56. dorsal (directional term)
    posterior
  57. back (directional term)
    posterior
  58. deep
    anything away from the surface
  59. anything away from the surface
    deep
  60. superficial
    toward the surface
  61. toward the surface
    superficial
  62. proximal
    nearer
  63. nearer
    proximal
  64. distal
    further
  65. further
    distal
  66. inferior
    below
  67. caudal
    pertaining to the tail
  68. pertaining to the tail
    caudal
  69. superior
    above
  70. cephalic
    pertaining to the head
  71. pertaining to the head
    cephalic
  72. medial
    towards the middle
  73. towards the middle
    medial
  74. prone
    standard anatomical position in prone position
  75. standard anatomical position in prone position
    prone
  76. frontal
    divides body into anterior and posterior portions
  77. divides body into anterior and posterior portions
    frontal
  78. sagittal
    divides body into left or right portions
  79. divides body into left or right portions
    sagittal
  80. midsagittal
    divides into equal halves
  81. divides into equal halves
    midsagittal
  82. transverse plane
    divides body into upper and lower sections
  83. divides body into upper and lower sections
    transverse plane
  84. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  85. front
    anterior
  86. anterior
    front
  87. neck
    cervic/o
  88. cervic/o
    neck
  89. chondr/o
    cartilage
  90. cartilage
    chondr/o
  91. chrom/o
    color
  92. color
    chrom/o
  93. chron/o
    time
  94. time
    chron/o
  95. crani/o
    skull, cranium
  96. skull
    crani/o
  97. cranium
    crani/o
  98. cyt/o
    word root for cell
  99. word root for cell
    cyt/o
  100. distal (combining form)
    distant
  101. distant (combining form)
    distal
  102. dorsal
    pertaining to back
  103. pertaining to back
    dorsal
  104. hist/o
    tissue
  105. tissue
    hist/o
  106. lateral (combining form)
    pertaining to middle
  107. pertaining to middle
    lateral
  108. medial (combining form)
    pertaining to middle
  109. posterior (combining form)
    pertaining to back
  110. pertaining to back
    posterior
  111. proximal (combining form)
    pertaining to nearest
  112. pertaining to nearest
    proximal
  113. spin/o
    sacrum
  114. sacrum (combining form)
    spin/o
  115. thorac/o
    chest
  116. chest (combining form)
    thorac/o
  117. ventral
    front of body
  118. front of body
    ventral
  119. ventral
    front of body
  120. vertebr/o
    vertera
  121. vertera
    vertebr/o
  122. viscer/o
    organs
  123. organs
    viscer/o

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