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Pertaining to
The most often used combining vowel
O
The study of the stomach and intestines
Gastroenterology
Means Bladder
Cyst/o
Attached to the begining of a word root to modify its meaning
Prefix
The foundation of a word
Root
Suffix that means disease
-pathy
Inflammation of the joints
Arthritis
The process of cutting into
incision
Inflammation of the liver
Hepatitis
Removal of the stomach
Gastroectomy
Inflammation of the stomach
Gastritis
Record of the electrical conduction of the heart
Electrocardiogram
abnormal clotting condition
thrombosis
removal of the liver
hepatectomy
the combining vowel is dropped when the suffix begins with a
Vowel
Incision into a bone
osteotomy
A lateral chest x-ray is taken in the sagittal plane. A sagittal plane divides the body into:
Left and Right Sides
A cephalocaudal pattern of development means that motor development, control, and coordination maturation progresses from the:
Head to the Feet
The _______ system includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
Digestive
usage-shaped bodies within the cytoplasm where catabolism takes place are:
Mitochrondria
The position of reference used to describe body directions and planes is called ____________
Anatomical Position
_______ means pertaining to the back of the body. Its opposite direction is ________.
Dorsal; Ventral
Groups of different kinds of tissue combine to form:
Organs
The ________ body cavity is where the pituitary gland is found.
Cranial
The abbreviation for vertebrae in the neck region is:
C1-C7
The _______pelvic cavity is the space between the diaphragm and groin.
Abdomino
Chondr/o
Cartilage
the combining form for front is:
Anter/o
To be lying on your back is to be in the _______ position. The opposite position is _______.
Supine; Prone
The combining form for internal organs is:
Viscer/o
Voluntary, involuntary, and cardiac are all examples of this type of tissue:
Muscle
The combining form for to cast (throw) is:
bol/o
Similar cells working together to do a specific job are:
Tissues
The inguinal region is also called the:
Iliac Region
picture of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell.
Karyotype
The dorsal cavity includes the _______ and _______ cavities.
Cranial; Spinal
______ means away from the surface. Its opposite is ________.
Deep; Superficial
Mrs. Herald had an abdominoplasty. Her incision is on the _______ side of the body.
Ventral
The extensive double-layered membrane lining the abdominal cavity is the:
Peritoneum