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sagittal
vertical plane that divides the body into right and left portions
prone
lying on the belly
dist/o
far, distant
lateral
pertaining to the side
lumb/o
lower back
poster/o
behind, back
tailbone region
Coccygeal
proxim/o
nearest
superior
above another structure
umbilic/o
umbilicus
mitochondria
sausage-like structures within the cell in which foods are burned to release energy
bol/o
to cast (throw)
medial
pertaining to the middle
-ior
pertaining to
transverse
horizontal plane that divides the body into upper and lower portions
trache/o
trachea
endoplasmic reticulum
the canal-like structure in the cell
later/o
side
chromosomes
contain the genes
-somes
bodies
diaphragm
muscular wall separating the thoracic and abdominal cavities
-ectomy
cutting out
anabolism
building up proteins
nucle/o
nucleus
inferior
below another structure
thel/o
nipple
vertebra
a backbone
hypo-
below
proximal
near the point of attachment to the trunk or near the beginning of a structure
pelv/o
pelvis, hip
peritoneum
membrane surrounding the abdominal viscera
-iac
pertaining to
region of the sacrum
Sacral (S1-S5)
cyt/o
cell
dorsal (posterior)
back of the body
coccyg/o
tailbone or coccyx
pleural
membrane surrounding the lungs
cata-
down
dors/o
back
nucleus
the command center of the cell
chondr/o
cartilage
cell membrane
covering surrounding the cell
chrom/o
color
ventral (anterior)
front of the body
sacr/o
sacrum
mediastinum
space between the lungs, containing the heart, windpipe, aorta
cervic/o
neck
catabolism
breaking down protein to produce energy
medi/o
middle
supine
lying on the back
-ism
process
distal
far from the point of attachment to the trunk or far from the beginning of a structure
ili/o
ilium
away from the surface of the body
deep
vertebr/o
vertebrae
DNA
the chemical attached to chromosomes
sarc/o
flesh
disc or disk
a pad of cartilage between each backbone and the next
adip/o
fat
metabolism
combination of anabolism and catabolism--activities within the cytoplasm
thorac/o
chest
on the surface of the body
superficial
abdomin/o
abdominal cavity
frontal
vertical plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions
anter/o
front
ventr/o
belly side of body
spin/o
spine
hist/o
tissue
crani/o
skull
meta-
change
viscer/o
internal organs
-oma
tumor
inguin/o
groin
chest region
Thoracic (T1-T12)
-ose
full of
neck region
Cervical (C1-C7)
lower back (loin) region
Lumbar (L1-L5)
-plasm
formation
kary/o
nucleus
-type
picture
-tomy
cutting out
epi-
above
-eal
pertaining to
ana-
up
inter-
between