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Histology
Study of tissues
Abduction
Move away from median plane
Adduction
Movement towards the medican plane
Medial
Pertaining to the midline of the body
Lateral
Pertaining to the side
Superior
Toward the top of the head
Inferior
Away from the head or towards the tail, or lower part of the body
Proximal
Near to the center or to the point of attachment
Distal
Further from the center or point of attachment
Anterior
Near the front of the body
Posterior
Near the back of the body
Parietal
Pertaining to the outer wall of the body cavity
Visceral
Pertaining to the visera, or internal organs, especially the abdominal organs
Prone
Lying horizontal with the face downward, or indicating the position of the hand with the palms turned downward
Supine
Lying on the back with the face upward, or indicating the position of the hand with the palm or foot facing upward
Inversion
Turning inward or inside out
Eversion
Turning outward
Palmar
Pertaining to the palm of the hand
Plantar
Pertaining to the sole of the foot
Superficial
Toward the surface of the body
Deep
Away from the surface of the body
hist/o
Tissue
Nucle/o
Nucleus
anter/o
anterior, front
crani/o
cranium
dist/o
Farthest, distal
dors/o
back (of the body)
infer/o
lower, below
later/o
side
medi/o
middle
poster/o
back (of the body) behind, posterior
proxim/o
near, nearest
ventr/o
belly, belly side
abdomin/o
abdomen
cervic/o
neck, of uterus
gastr/o
stomach
ili/o
ilium, hip bone
inguin/o
groin
lumb/o
loins, lower back
umbilic/o
navel
pelv/o
pelv/i
pelvis
thorac/o
chest
albin/o
white
leuk/o
white
chlor/o
green
chrom/o
color
cirrh/o
yellow
jaund/o
yellow
xanth/o
yellow
cyan/o
blue
erythr/o
red
melan/o
black
poli/o
gray
eti/o
cause
morph/o
form, shape, structure
path/o
disease
radi/o
radiation, x-ray; radius
son/o
sound
xer/o
dry
-logy
study of
chrom/o
color
cirrh/o
yellow
jaund/o
yellow
xanth/o
yellow
cyan/o
blue
erythr/o
red
melan/o
black
poli/o
gray
eti/o
cause
morph/o
form, shape, structure
path/o
disease
radi/o
radiation, x-ray; radius
son/o
sound
xer/o
dry
-logy
study of