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abnormal
diverging from the known standard
adrenal
reference to the adrenal gland
antenatal
before birth
anterior
before or in front of
dextrocular
having a stronger right eye than left
diaphoresis
profuse sweating
distal
farthest from the center
dorsal
indicating a position to the rear
ectoderm
outer layer of cells in the developing embryo
ectopic
abnormal position
endocardium
inside layer of the heart
endocrine
group of cells that secrete a substance that effects a specific area
epidural means
outside the dura mater
exocardiac
outside the heart
expectorant
promoting the ejections of mucus or other fluids from the lungs
inferior
below or lower than a given point
interocular
between the eye
intrauterine device
contraceptive device
intravenous
injection to the vein
lateral
pertaining to the side
levorotation
turnng the the left
medial
middle
mesomorph
middle shape
metamorphosis
change shape
metastasis
a spread or movement of a disease to another side
nocturnal
night urinating
pandemic disease
wide spread
pericardalgia
pain around the heart
pericardial
around the heart
perimeter
outside/around the heart
perinatal
around the time of birth
permeate
to pass through
posterior
back of the body
postnasal drip
behind the nose
postpartum depression
depression after birth
premature
child born before full development
prone
lying on the stomach
proximal
nearest to the head or source
recumbent
lying down
retrograde
degenerating form better to worse
retrolingual
behind the tongue
retrospect
look behind
sublingual
under the tongue
superficial
near the surface
superior
above the heart
transit
to go across
transvers
goes across skin
ventral
front of the body