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Buccal
pertaining to the cheek
Salping/o
uterian tubes or fallopian tubes
posterior or dorsal
behind, near spinal cord
Medial
refers to the middle of the body structure
Lateral
to the side of, on the outer side of
Calcane/o
heel
Proximal
closest to the point of attachment to the body
Distal
located farthest from the point of attachment to the body
Superfical
towards the body surface
Deep
away from the body surface, more internal
cystitis
inflammation of the bladder
patell/o
knee cap or patella
Dermatitis
inflammation of the skin
Derm/o, Dermat/o
skin
Supine
laying horizontal and facing upward
Cardi/o
heart
pneumon/o, pulm/o
lung
Dental
pertaining to the teeth
Gingivitis
inflammation of the gums
Gastrostomy
to surgically create an opening in the stomach
Prone
laying horizontally and facing downward
Stomatitis
inflammation of the mouth
Anatomical Position
standing reect, arms at side of body, palms facing forward, eyes looking straight ahead, leg parallel, feet and toes facing forward
Gastritis
inflammation of the stomach
patellar
pertaining to the knee cap
Sagittal plane
cut in half....right and left side
pelv/o
Pelvis
Pelvic
pertaining to the pelvis
Frontal plane
split front and back side
Plant/o
Sole of foot
Cephal/o
head
Abdomin/o
Abdomen
Cephalic
pertaining to the head
Cervic/o
neck
Cardiac
pertaining to the heart
Plantar
pertaining to the sole of foot
Cervical
pertaining to neck
Chondr/o
cartilage
Chondrocyte
cartilage cell
spin/o
spinal or backbone
pulmonologist
one who studies the lung
Abdominal
pertaining to abdomen
antebrachi/o
forearm
pneumonitis
inflammation of the lung
Proctitis
inflammation of the rectum or anus
stomat/o
mouth
hysterosalpingogram
image of the fallopian tubes within the uterus
mammography
process of recording the breast
spinal
pertaining to the spine or backbone
tars/o
ankle
tarsal
pertaining to the ankle
Enter/o
intestine
Tranverse plain
cut into an upper and lower half
antebrachial
pertaining to the forearm
adip/o
fat
adipocyte
fat cell
Encephalitis
inflammation of the brain
mastectomy
excision of the breast
Rhin/o
nose
thorac/o
chest
thoracic
pertaining to the chest
proctologist
one who studies the rectum
axill/o
armpit
axillary
pertaining to the armpit
renal
pertaining to the kidney
blephar/o
eyelid
nephr/o, ren/o
kidney
proct/o
anus or rectum
Rhinitis
inflammation of the nose
umbilic/o
navel
umbilical
pertaining to the navel
superior or cephalic
above
cranial
pertaining to the bones enclosing the brain
mast/o, mamm/o
breast
endometritis
inflammation within the uterus
Viscer/o
internal organ
Visceral
pertaining to the internal organ
inferior or caudal
below
anterior or ventral
towards the front, in front of
dactyl/o
fingers or toes
cyst/o
bladder
hematologist
one who studies the blood
colitis
inflammation of the large intestine
col/o, colon/o
large intestine
oophor/o
ovary
blepharal
pertaining to the eyelid
dactylitis
inflammation od the fingers or toes
femor/o
thiegh
brachi/o
arm
phleb/o
vein
calcaneal
pertaining to the heel
orchidectomy
excision of the testis
brachial
pertaining to the arm
Electrocardiogram
electric image of the heart
orchiditis
inflammation of the testis
orchid/o
testis
Gingiv/o
gums
Gastr/o
stomach
Epitheli/o
covering and lining tissue
crani/o
bones enclosing the brain
Abdominopelvic Quadrants
the appendix is in the right lower quad
femoral
pertaining to the thiegh
hist/o
tissue
phlebotomy
incision in the vein
hysterectomy
excision of the uterus
Enteritis
inflammation of the intestine
histrology
one who studies tissue
hemat/o
blood
Glossitis
inflammation of the tounge
electr/o
electricity
hyster/o, metr/o
uterus
hepatomegay
enlargement of the liver
hepatitis
inflammation of the liver
muscul/o
muscle
muscular
pertaining to the muscle
neur/o
neuron
neural
pertaining to the neuron
epithelial
pertaining to the covering and lining tissue
gloss/o, lingu/o
tounge
bucc/o
cheek
orbit/o
socket
nephrosis
abnormal condition of the kidney
orbital
pertaining to the socket
or/o
mouth
oophorectomy
excision of the ovary
hepat/o
liver
Encephal/o
brain
oral
pertaining to the mouth
oste/o
bone
osteocyte
bone cell
ot/o
ear
otic
pertaining to the ear
phlebitis
inflammation of the vein
Hyper
high
Hypo
Low