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the simpliest level
chemical level
undeferenciated cells that can give rise to other types of cells are called
stem cells
contigental defects caused by an extra chromosone
down syndrome
pertaining to the body
somatic
existing at or before birth
congenital
group of cells that have similar function and structure
tissue
position that a person has whiele standing erect with arms at the sides and palms forward
anatomical position
tissue that covers body surface
epithelial tissue
tissue type that coordinates and controls many body activities
nervous tissue
type of tissue that produces movement
muscle tissue
tissue that binds together other body tissues and parts
connective tisue
tissue type workin together to perform a function
organs
similar cells acting together to perform a function
tissue
all cells of the body except the sex cells
somatic cells
anatomy
study of the structures and organs of the body
pertains to the palm
palmar
pertains to the sole
plantar
incision of the chest wall
thoractomy
pain in the chest region
thoracodynia
a heart disease in which the chest pain result from interference with the supply of oxygen to the heart muscle
angina pectoris
above the chest
suprathoracic
through the chest cavity or across the chest wall
transthoracic
divides the body into front and back sections
frontal, or coronal plane
divides the body into upper and lower sections
transverse plane
divides the body into right and left sections
sagittal plane
equal right and left planes
midsagittal planes
front
anterior aspect
toward the front
anterior
toward the front and towards the middle
anteromedial, or ventromedian
behind and outside
posteroexternal
inside interna
posterointernal
both the front and back sides
anteroposterior
behind and to one side of the body
dorsolateral ,posterolateral
situatated to the front and to one side
anteriolateral
one side

two sides
unilateral

bilateral
situated in the middle of the back
posteriomedial
situated behind and above
posteriosuperior
onor near the surface
superficial
situated below
inferior
middle of the underside
inferiomedian
toward the tail
caudo
pertaining to a tail-like structure
caudal, caudad
registers the heart impulese of a patient in a distant location
telecardiogram
toward the back of the head
dorsocephalad
pertaining to the head
cephalic
face down
prone
face up
supine
lying down
recumbent
lying on side
lateralrecumbent
extremeties, arms and legs
acro
abdominal
abdomino
head
cephalo
skull, cranium
cranio
finger or toe
dactylo
brain
encephalo
hernia
hernio
umbilicus
umbilic, omphalo
plevis
pelvi
peritonium
periitono
foot
podo
body
soma, somato
spine
sspino
thorax
thoraco
viscera (large abdominal organs)
viscero
pertaining to the abdomen and thorax
abdomnothoracic
upper lateral region beneath the ribs are
right and left hypochondriac
between the hypochondrial regions
epigastric
lies beneath the epigastric region
umbilical region
plastic surgery on the abdomen
abdominoplasty
surgical puncture of the abdomen
abdominocentesis
removal of excess fluid in the peritoneal
paracentesis
loss of sensation in the extremeties
acroparalysis
blue condition of extremeties
acrocyanosis
disorder in which extremeties are enlarged
acromegaly
skin condition
dermatosis
inflamation of the skin and extremeties
acrodermatitis
surgical repair of the skin
dermatoplasty
fingerprint
dactylogram
process of making fingerprints
dactylography
inflamation of finger or toe
dactylitis
cramping or twitching of fingers or toes
dactylospasm
writers cramp
chirospasm
surgical repair of the hand
chiroplasty
refers to hand s and feet
chiropody
specializing in feet
podiatry
record of the foot print
podogram
fever or febrile condition
prexia
without fever
afebrile
pertains to fever
febrile
agent effective against fever
antipyretic
agent that produces fever
pyrogen
highky elevated body temperature
hyperprexia
high temp is considered
hyperprexial
capable of killong infectious organisms
antiinfective
acts against microbes
antimicrobial
abnormal increase in the # of normal cells in tissue
hyperplasia
increased nutrition
hypertrophy
change in cell structure
anaplasia
absence of electrical activity in the brain
somatic death
umbilical hernia
omphalocele
surgical repair of a hernia
hernioplasty
hernia that occured during inadequately healed surgery
incisionalhernia
hernia that occurs if a loop of intestinedescends through the femerol canal into the groin
femerolhernia
hernia in the groin
inguinalhernia
tumor of the umbilicus
omphaloma
inflammation of the umbilicus
omphalitis
umbilical hemorrhage
omphalorrhagia
rupture of the umbilices
omphalorrhexis
walking
ambulation
able to walk
ambulant
tapping of the chest
percussion
listening to chest with a stethascope
auscultation
using the hands to feel
palpation