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the left hypochondriac reagon is located where?
upper left region beneath the ribs
the left iliac region is located where ?
left lower lateral region
-gnosis

prognosis
knowing

before knowing
what is pathogenesis?
the study of the progression of a disease

this varies from disease to disease
ab-

ab/norm/al
? / regular, usual / pertaining to
from, away from

______/norm/al

pertaining to being away from the usual or normal
nucle-

nucleotoxin
poison of the nucleus
hist-

histology
study of tissue
cyt-

cytologist
one who studies the cell
what is pathology?
when homeostasis is significantly interupted and cells, tissues, organs, or systems are unable to meet the challenges of everyday life
what is an x-ray examination ?
an energy beam in the x band of the radiation spectrum passes through the area of the body to be examined. Denser tissue absorbs more of the beam than does tissue of a lesser density. BVecause of the difference in densities of various tissues, an image, called a radiograph or x-ray film is produced.
THe epigastric region is located where ?
region of the stomach
Name the 5 levels of organization from smallest to largest.
Cellular level —› Tissue level —› Organ level —› System level —› Organismic level