Medical terminology ch 2

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Medical terminology ch 2
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  1. frontal plane
    coronal: an up and down plane that divide the body into front and back
  2. sagittal plane
    lateral: divides the body into left and right sides
  3. midsagittal
    divides the body into right and left halves
  4. transverse plane
    axial: divides the body into upper and lower portions.
  5. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  6. anter/o
    front
  7. bronch/o
    branchial tubes
  8. cervic/o
    neck of the body or cervix
  9. chondr/o
    cartilage
  10. coccyg/o
    coccyx, tailbone
  11. crani/o
    skull
  12. epitheli/o
    skin, surface tissue
  13. esophag/o
    esophagus
  14. hepat/o
    liver
  15. lapar/o
    abdomen
  16. laryng/o
    larynx
  17. later/o
    side
  18. lumb/o
    loin
  19. lymph/o
    lymph (clear fluid in tissue spaces and lymph vessels)
  20. mediastin/o
    mediastinum (space between the lungs)
  21. pelv/o
    pelvis
  22. pertone/o
    peritoneum
  23. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  24. pleur/o
    pleura
  25. poster/o
    back, behind
  26. sarc/o
    sacrum (5 fused bones in the lower back)
  27. spin/o
    spine
  28. thorac/o
    chest
  29. trache/o
    trachea
  30. vertebr/o
    vertebra

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