Flashcards in Chapter 5 - Medical Terminology Deck (28):
Motion of a limb away from the midline.
Motion of a limb toward the midline.
The front surface of the body; the side facing you in the standard anatomic position.
Apex (plural apices)
The pointed extremity of a conical structure.
A body part or condition that appears on both sides of the midline.
The vowel used to combine two word roots or a word root and suffix.
Farther inside the body and away from the skin.
Further from the trunk or nearer to the free end of the extremity.
The posterior surface of the body, including the back of the hand.
The straightening of a joint.
The bending of a joint.
And inclined position in which the head of the bed is raised.
Below a body part or nearer to the feet.
Parts of the body that life farther from the midline; also called outer structures.
Parts of the body that lie closer to the midline; also called inner structures.
The forward facing part of the hand in the anatomic position.
The bottom surface of the foot.
The back surface of the body; the side away from you in the standard anatomic position.
Part of a term that appears before a word root, changing the meaning of the term.
Lying face down.
Closer to the trunk.
Describes the sections of the abdominal cavity, in which two imaginary lines intersect at the umbilicus, dividing the abdomen into four equal areas.
The part of a term that comes after the root word, at the end of the term.
Closer to or on the skin.
Above a body part or nearer to the head.
Lying face up.
The anterior surface of the body.