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anter/o
front
word part directional term
caud/o
tail (downward)
word part directional term
cephal/o
head (upward)
word part directional term
dist/o
away (from the point of attachment of a body part)
word part directional term
dors/o
back
word part directional term
infer/o
below
word part directional term
later/o
side
word part directional term
medi/o
middle
word part directional term
poster/o
back, behind
word part directional term
proxim/o
near (the point of attachment of a body part)
word part directional term
super/o
above
word part directional term
ventr/o
belly (front)
word part directional term
bi-
two
prefix
uni-
one
prefix
ad
toward
suffix
ior
pertaining to
suffix
anterior (ant)
pertaining to the front
directional term
posterior
pertaining to the back
directional term
inferior
pertaining to below
directional term
superior
pertaining to above
directional term
distal
pertaining to away (from the point of attachment of a body part)
directional term
proximal
pertaining to near (from the point of attachment of a body part)
directional term
dorsal
pertaining to the back
directional term
ventral
pertaining to the belly (front)
directional term
caudal
pertaining to the tail
directional term
cephalic
pertaining to the head
directional term
anteroposterior (AP)
pertaining to the front and back
directional term
posteroanterior (PA)
pertaining to the back and front
directional term
lateral
pertaining to a side
directional term
medial (med)
pertaining to the middle
directional term
unilateral
pertaining to one side only
directional term
bilateral
pertaining to two sides
directional term
mediolateral
pertaining to the middle and the side
directional term
mediad
toward the middle
directional term
cephalad
toward the head
directional term
frontal plane
virtical field passing through the body from side to side, dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
Anatomic Plane
coronal plane
virtical field passing through the body from side to side, dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
Anatomic Plane
sagittal
vertical field running through the body from front to back, dividing the body into right and left sides
Anatomic Plane
midsagittal
divides the body into right and left halves
Anatomic Plane
transverse
horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower portions
umbilical region (1)
around the navel
abdominopelvic regions p. 57 text photo
epigastric region (1)
directly above the umbilical region
abdominopelvic regions p. 57 text photo
hypogastric region (1)
directly below the umbilical region
abdominopelvic regions p. 57 text photo
hypochondriac regions (2)
to the right and left of the epigastric regions
abdominopelvic regions p. 57 text photo
lumbar regions (2)
to the right and left of the umbilical region
abdominopelvic regions p. 57 text photo
iliac regions (2)
to the right and left of the hypogastric region
abdominopelvic regions p. 57 text photo
RUQ
right upper quadrant
abdominopelvic quadrant text p. 60 photo
LUQ
left upper quadrant
abdominopelvic quadrant text p. 60 photo
RLQ
Right lower quadrant
abdominopelvic quadrant text p. 60 photo
LLQ
Left lower quadrant
abdominopelvic quadrant text p. 60 photo
ant
anterior
abbreviation
AP
anteroposterior
abbreviation
inf
inferior
abbreviation
lat
lateral
abbreviation
med
medial
abbreviation
PA
posteroanterior
abbreviation
sup
superior
abbreviation