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Flashcards in Introduction to Veterinary Terminology Deck (18):
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Head

Cranium

2

Neck

Cervical

3

Trunk

Thorax

4

Body

Soma

5

Belly

Abdomen

6

Front/back leg

Front/hind limb; extremities

7

Paw

Carpus/ tarsus, metacarpus/ metatarsus, phalanges

8

Root Word

The foundation of a word

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Crani

Pertaining to the head (Cranium)

10

Rostr

Pertaining to the nose (Rostrum)

11

Cauda

Pertaining to the tail (Cauda)

12

Dors

Pertaining to the back (Dorsum)

13

Ventr

Pertaining to the belly (Ventrum)

14

Palm

Pertaining to the palm (humans) sole of the forfeet (animals)(front only)

15

Plant

Pertaining to the sole of the hind feet

16

Later/al

Pertaining to the side (Laterus)

17

Medi/al

Pertaining to the middle

18

Post

Pertaining to the rear