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Unit I Study

Terms

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LAT
lateral
LLQ
lower left quadrant
viscer
organ
pleural
lung
LUQ
left upper quadrant
PA
posteroanterior
superior
above ==top
thoracic
chest
inferior
below==lower
RLQ
right lower quadrant
RUQ
right upper quadrant
anterior/ventral
front
visceral pleura
membrane on the lung
lateral
toward the side==away from the midline.
pericardial membrane
membrane around heart
parietal pleur
membrane on the chest wall
parietal
pertaining to the wall of an organ or cavity.
osis
suffix that makes a noun and means condition.
parietal peritoneum
membrane on abdominal cavity wall
proximal (think proximity)
near the point of origin or midline
visceral peritoneum
membrane on organs of the abdominal cavity
A&P
anatomy and physiology
AP
anteroposterior
HCI
hydrochloric acid
proximal
closer to a designated point.
distal
further from a designated point
outside
external
dorsal/posterior
back
ventral/anterior
front
cephalic
up toward the head
caudal
down-toward the tail
medial
toward the midline.
hist
tissue
anter
front
cyte
cell
eti
cause of disease
cells
unit structure of living things. Ex: leukocytes, melanocytes
tissues
groups of cells organized for a common function. EX: epithelial, muscular, connective
organ
groups of tissues organized for a common function. Ex: uterus, kidney, heart, lungs
organ systems
groups of organs organized for a common function. Ex: urinary, digestive, circulatory.
blast
immature or embryo
muscle
Move and protect.

Loc: organs and vessels (smooth), heart (cardiac)skeleton (striated)..
connective tissue
support and connect.
Loc: bone, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, fascia, fat tissue.
pericardium
membrane lining the pericardial cavity around the heart.
tome
cut
physio
function
nerve
control and communicate.

Loc: spinal nerves, cranial nerves, brain
epithelium
Secret and protect.

Loc:linings of closed body cavities (serous), linings of open passageways (mucous)skin, glands
pathy
disease or suffering
serous membrane
lines a closed body cavity
ist or logist
one who studies
cyt (or cyte at end to indicate type)
cell or type of cell.
megaly
enlarge
pleura
lines the pleura cavity around lungs.
peritoneum
membrane lining the abdominal cavity

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