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Pruritus

Itching

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Ischemia

Deficiency of blood in a particular area

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Cervical vertebrae

7 bones in the spine , c1-c7

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Thoracic vertebrae

12 bones , t1-t12

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Lumbar vertebrae

5 bones L1-L5

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Sacral vertebrae

5 fused bones s1-s5

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Coccygeal vertebrae

4 fused

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Coronal plane

divides the body anteriorly and posteriorly

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Sagittal plane

divides organs into left and right halves

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Midsagittal plane

divides the body into right and left halves

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Transverse plane

Divides the body into or organ into upper and lower portions

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What is an MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging - takes pictures of the body with magnetic waves

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abdomin/o

abdominal

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anter/o

front

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bronch/o

bronchial tubes

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cervic/o

neck of the body or neck of the uterus (cervix)

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-ior

pertaining to

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Chondr/o

cartilage

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coccyg/o

coccyx

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-eal

pertaining to

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crani/o

skull

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epitheli/o

skin, surface tissue

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Epi-

upon

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Theli/o

nipple

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esophag/o

esophagus

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hepat/o

liver

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lapar/o

abdomen

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Laryng/o

larynx

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later/o

side

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lumb/o

loin, waste