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abdomino/o

abdomen

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anter/o

front (side of body)

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brachi/o

arm

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caud/o

tail

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cephal/o

head

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cervic/o

neck

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chondr/o

cartilage

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crani/o

skull

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cubit/o

elbow

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dist/o

distal - farthest away from beginning of structure

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dors/o

back (side of body)

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femer/o

femur

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gastr/o

stomach

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genit/o

genitals

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ili/o

ilium (part of pelvis)

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infer/o

below, lower

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inguin/o

groin

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later/o

side

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lumb/o

low back

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medi/o

middle

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nas/o

nose

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orbit/o

eye socket

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or/o

mouth

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ot/o

ear

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patell/o

patella,knee cap

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proxim/o

nearest to beginning of structure

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pelv/o

pelvis

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poster/o

back (side of body)

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thorac/o

chest

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scapul/o

scapula (shoulder blade)

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spin/o

spine

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stern/o

sternum

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super/o

above, upper

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ventr/o

belly side of body

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vertebr/o

vertebra, back bone

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3 Planes

Frontal (coronal), sagittal and transverse)

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Frontal Plane (Coronal)

across body separating front from back

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Transverse plane

horizontal cutting upper from lower

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sagittal plane

vertical cutting left from right

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6 suffixes that mean pertaining to

-ac, -al, -ar, -iac, -ic, ior

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another word for superior

cephalic

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another word for inferior

caudal

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what is the inguinal area

groin

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RUQ contains

liver(majority), R kidney, colon, pancreas(small portion) gallbladder, small intestines

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LUQ contains

Liver (small portion), spleen, left kidney, stomach, colon, pancreas(majority) small intestines

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RLQ contains

colon, small intestines, right ureter, appendix, R ovary and fallopian tube

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LLQ contains

colon, small intestines, left ureter, L ovary and fallopian tube

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9 divisions of the abdomen

R hypocondriac, epigastric, L hypocondriac, R lumbar, Umbilical, L Lumbar, R Iliac (inguinall), hypogastric, L Iliac (inguinal)