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abdomen
area below the chest
abdominal cavity
space below the chest, containing liver , stomach, gall bladder intestines
adi pose
full of fat
anabol ism
process of building up proteins
anter ior
pertaining to the front
cartilage
flexible connective tissue attached to bone, joints
cata bol ism
process of breaking down foods to release energy
caudal
below another structure
( inferior)
cell membrane
stucture protecting the cell
It determines what enters and leaves
cephaa lic
pertaining to above another structure
cervic al
pertaining to neck or uterus of the body
chrondr oma
this is a benign tumor
( cartilage - chrondr )
chrondr o sarc oma
a malignant tumor of the flesh or tissue
chrom o somes
bodies of color
coccyg eal
pertaining to the tailbone
coccyx
tailbone
cranial cavity
pertaining to the head containing brain and surrounded by skull
crani o tomy
to cut into skull
cyto plasm
all material that is outside the nucleus but contained in the cell membrane
dia phram
muscle separating the abdomen and thoracic cavities
disk
a pad of cartilage between vertibra
mediastinum
centrally located between the lungs
pleural cavity
space between the pleural membranes and surrounding each lune
dist al
far from the point of attachment to the trunk or far from the beginning of a structure
dors al
pertaining to the back
(posterior)
metabolism
chemical process in a cell
epi gastr ic region
upper middle region above the stomach
posterior
pertaining to the back
endo plasmic reticulum
canals within the cytoplasm
mitochondria
structure in th cytoplasm in which foods are burned to releae energy
epithelial cell
skin cells that cover the body surface and line the internal surfaces of organs
nucle ic
pertaining to the nucleus
prone
lyiny on belly, face down
frontal plane
vertical plane dividing body into anterior and posterior portions
proximal
near the point of attachment to the trunk or near the beginning of a structure
genes
regions of DNA within each chromosome
nucleus
control center of the cell
histology
study of tissues
pelvic cavity
pertaining to the hip bone which surrounds the pelvic cavity
spinal cord
nervous tissue within the spinal cavity
sacral
region of the sacrum
hypochondriac region
upper right and left regions beneath the ribs
hypogastric region
lower middle region below the umbilical cord
inguinal region
lower right and left regions near the groin
peri toneum
membrane surrounding the organs in the abdomen
sacrum
five bones are fused to form one bone
superficial
on the surface
pharynx
throat
ili ac
pertaining to the groin
sagittal plane
lengthwise,vertical plane diving the body into right and left sides
inter vertebr al
between the backbones
supine
lying on the back, face up
kary o type
picture of a chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell
pituitary gland
endocrine gland at the base of the brain
sarc oma
tumor of the flesh
larynx
voice box located in the upper part of the trachea
lumbar region
loin (waste) region
pleura
a double layered membraine surrounding each lung
spinal cavity
space between the spinal column and the containing the spinal cord
thoracic cavity
space in the chest area containing the heart, lungs, bronchial tubes, trachea , esophagis and other organs
later al
pertaining to side
lumb o sacr al
pertaining to the loin and sacrum
spinal column
bone tissue surrounding the spinal cavity
thoracotomy
incision of the chest wall
medi al
pertaining to the middle plane of the body
thyroid gland
endocrine gland that surrounds the trachea in the neck (secretes)
trachea
windpipe
trach eal
pertaining to the windpipe
transverse plane
horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower portions
umbilical region
the area above the naval
ureter
one of two tubes leading from a single kidney to the bladder
urethra
tube from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body
uterus
the womb
ventral
pertaing to the front
(anterior)
vertebra
a single backbone
vertebrae
backbones
vwertebral
pertaining to the backbones
viscera
internal organs
visceral
pertaining to internal organs