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anatomy
study of the physical structure of the body and its organs
body cavity
a space within the body that contains internal organs
cell
fundamental unit of every living thing
cell membrane
structure surrounding and protecting the cell
chromosomes
rod shaped structures inside the nucleus that contain DNA
cytoplasm
all material outside the nucleus but contained within the cell membrane
dorsal
pertaining to the back
genes
regionsof DNA within each chromosome
metabolism
the total of the chemical processes in a cell
mitochondria
structures in the cytoplasm in which foods are burned to release energy
nucleus
control center of the cell
organ
a structure composed of several kinds of tissue
physiology
the science of the function of cells tissues and organs of the body
prone
lying on the belly
supine
lying on the back
system
group of organs working together to perform complex functions
tissue
group of similar cells working together to do a specific job
ventral
pertaining to the front
viscera
internal organs
chart notes
also called progress notes and consist of patients current problem phsicians findings the treatment plan and laboratory results
consultation report
a report where one physician requests the services of another physician om tje care amd treatment of a patient
index counter
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tone control
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transcription
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abdomin/o
abdomen
anter/o
front
cervic/o
neck
chondr/o
cartilage
cyt/o
cell
dist/o
far