Chpter 3 Directional Terms, Anatomic Planes, Regions, & Quadrants Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Chpter 3 Directional Terms, Anatomic Planes, Regions, & Quadrants Deck (15):
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Bi-


Ex: bi/later/al

Two

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Uni-


Ex: uni/later/al

One

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Poster/o


Ex: poster/ior

Back, behind

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Later/o


Ex: later/al

Side

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Anter/o


Ex: anter/o/poster/ior

Front

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Cephal/o


Ex: cephal/ic

Head (upward)

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Cuad/o


Ex: caud/al

Tail (downward)

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Dist/o


Ex: dist/al

Away (from the point of attachment of a body part)

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Dors/o


Ex: dors/al

Back

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Infer/o


Ex: infer/ior

Below

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Medi/o


Ex: medi/al

Middle

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Proxim/o


Ex: proxim/al

Near (the point of attachment of a body part)

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Ventr/o


Ex: ventr/al

Belly (front)

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-ior


Ex: infer/ior

Pertaining to

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-ad


Ex: cephal/ad

Toward