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pelv/o
hip, pelvic cavity
epi
above
sacral
region of the sacrum s1-s5
ana
up
lumb/o
lower back (side and back between the ribs and the pelvis)
adip/o
fat
spinal column
bone tissue surrounding the spinal cavity
circulatory
heart, blood vessels, lymphatic vessels and nodes, spleen, thymus gland
abdomino
abdominal
reproductive
female:ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, bagina, mammary glands
male:testes and assoc. tubes, urethra, penis, prostate gland
RLQ
Right lower quadrant
vertebrae
back bone
lithotomy
pap position
frontal (coronal)
divides the body or structure into anterior and posterior portions
posterior or dorsal
the back side of the body
respiratory
nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchial tubes, lungs
prone
lying on the belly
supine
lying on the back
distal
far from the point of attachment to the trunk or far from the beginning of a structure.
lateral
pertaining to the side
medial
pertaining to the middle or nearer the medial plane of the body
deep
away from the surface
transverse plane
horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower portions
anatomical position
feet flat on the ground, palms out
cervical
neck region c1-c7
chrom/o
color
endocrine
thyroid gland, pituitary gland, sex glands, adrenal glands, pancreas, parathyroid glands
trache/o
trachea, windpipe
What is in the LLQ?
parts of the s and l intestine, left ovary, left fallopian tube, left ureter
umbilic/o
navel, umbilicus
vertebr/o
vertebrae, backbones
viscer/o
internal organs
cata
down
hypo
below
inter
between
meta
change
-eal
-ose
pertaining to
-iac
-ior
pertaining to
LLQ
lower left quadrant
-plasm
formation
what is in the LUQ?
liver, stomach, spleen, part of the pancreas, parts of the small and large intestine
digestive system
mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, gallbladder, pancreas
urinary or excretory
kidneys, ureters, ub, urethra
thoracic
chest region t1-t12
nervous
brain, spinal cord, nerves
chondr/o
cartilage (type of connective tissue)
-type
picutre, classification
cervic/o
neck (of the body or of the uterus)
lumbar
loin (waist) region l1-l5
bol/o
to cast
anter/o
front
-ism
process
What else is a name that refers to a transerve plane?
cross-sectional
coccygeal
region of the coccyx (tailbone)
skeletal
bones and joints
thel/o
nipple
coccyg/o
coccyx (tailbone)
later/o
side
anterior or ventral
front side of the body
muscular
muscles
spinal cord
nervous tissue within the spinal cavity
What is located in the RUQ?
liver, gallbladder, part of the pancreas, parts of the small and large intestine and the duodem.
ili/o
illium
disc (disk)
a pad of cartilage between vertebrae
ventr/o
belly side of the body
hist/o
tissue
skin and sense organ
skin, hair, nails, sweat glands, and sebacceous glands, eye, ear, nose, and tongue
inguin/o
groin
vertebra
a single back bone
lymphatic/immune
fight disease
cyt/o
cell
sagittal (lateral)
lenghtwise vertical plance that divides the body or structure into right and left sides. the midsagittal plane divides the body into right and left halves.
crani/o
skull
dors/o
back portion of the body
dist/o
far, distant
Integementary
skin, hair, ect...same as skin and sense organs
kary/o
nucleus
thorac/o
chest
proximal
near the point of attachment to the trunk or near the beginning of a structure
superficial
on the surface
inferior (caudal)
below another structure
nucle/o
nucleus
medi/o
middle
spin/o
spine, backbone
poster/o
back, behind
LUQ
left upper quadrant
superior
above another structure
What is in the RLQ?
parts of the s and l intestine, right ovary, right fallopian tube, appendix, right ureter
-somes
bodies
sacr/o
sacrum
proxim/o
nearest
inferior
below another structure
sarc/o
flesh