Flashcards in Ch 5 Medical Terminology Deck (32)
Four divisions of the abdomen used to pinpoint the location of a pain or injury
The standard reference position for the body in the study of anatomy. Body standing erect, facing the observer, with arms down at the sides and the palms of the hands forward.
The study of the body structure.
The front of the body or body part.
On both sides
A word root with an added vowel that can be joined with other words, roots, or suffixes to form, a new word
A word formed from two or more whole words
Farther away from the torso.
Referring to the back of the body or the back of the hand or foot.
A sitting position.
Away from the head, usually compared with another structure that is closer to the head .
To the side, away from the midline of the body.
Toward the midline of the body.
A line drawn vertically from the middle of the armpit to the ankle.
The line through the center of each clavicle.
An imaginary line drawn down the center of the body, dividing it into right and left halves.
Referring to the palm of the hand.
The study of body functions.
A flat surface formed when slicing through a solid object.
Referring to the sole of the feet.
The back of the body or body part.
Word part added to the beginning of a root or word to modify or qualify its meaning
Lying in the side. "Lateral Recumbent Position"
Foundation of a word that is not a word that can stand on its own.
Word part added to the end of a word to complete its meaning.
Toward the head.
Lying on the back.
The trunk of the body, or the body without the head and the extremities.