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abdomin/o
abdominal
adip/o
fat
anter/o
front
caud/o
tail
cephal/o
head
chondr/o
cartilage
crani/o
skull
cyt/o
cell
dist/o
away from
dors/o
back of body
epitheli/o
epithelium
hist/o
tissue
infer/o
below
later/o
side
medi/o
middle
muscul/o
muscle
neur/o
nerve
organ/o
organ
oste/o
bone
pelv/o
pelvis
poster/o
back
proxim/o
near to
somat/o
body
spin/o
spine
super/o
above
system/o
system
thorac/o
chest
ventr/o
belly
viscer/o
internal organ
epi-
above
coronal plane
same as frontal, divides front to back
sagital plane
divides into right and left
transverse plane
divides top and bottom
superior/cephalic
toward the head, or above another structure
inferior/caudle
toward the tail or below something
anterior/ventral
toward the front or belly-side of the body
posterior/dorsal
toward the back of the body
medial
toward the middle of the body
lateral
toward the side of the body
apex
tip or summit of an organ
base
bottom or lower part of an organ
proximal
located nearer to the point of attachment
distal
located farther from the point of attachment
superficial
toward the surface
deep
toward the inside of the body
supine
facing upward
prone
facing downward
muscul/o
muscle
neur/o
nerve
organ/o
organ
oste/o
bone
pelv/o
pelvis
poster/o
back
proxim/o
near to
somat/o
body
spin/o
spine
super/o
above
system/o
system
thorac/o
chest
ventr/o
belly
viscer/o
internal organ
epi-
above
abdomin/o
abdominal
adip/o
fat
anter/o
front
caud/o
tail
cephal/o
head
chondr/o
cartilage
crani/o
skull
cyt/o
cell
dist/o
away from
dors/o
back of body
epitheli/o
epithelium
hist/o
tissue
infer/o
below
later/o
side
medi/o
middle