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coron/o-

structure that encircles like a crown

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front/o-

front

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anter/o-

before; front part

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ventr/o-

front; abdomen

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poster/o-

back part

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dors/o-

back; dorsum

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sagitt/o-

going from front to back

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medi/o-

middle

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later/o-

side

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super/o-

above

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infer/o-

below

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dist/o-

away from the center or point of origin

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proxim/o-

near the center or point of origin

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cephal/o-

head

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caud/o-

tail (tail bone)

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cav/o-

hollow space

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crani/o-

cranium (skull)

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spin/o-

spine; backbone

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thorac/o-

thorax (chest)

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pelv/o-

pelvis

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viscer/o-

large internal organs

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-ior

pertaining to

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-al

pertaining to

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-verse

to travel; to turn

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-ad

toward; in the direction of

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-ity

state; condition

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-ic

pertaining to

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-logy

the study of

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-istry

process relating to the specialty of

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prone

lying in the front

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supine

lying on the back

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AP

anteroposterior

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PA

posteroanterior

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mediastinum

small central area of the thoracic cavity

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RUQ

right upper quadrant

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RLQ

right lower quadrant

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LUQ

left upper quadrant

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LLQ

left lower quadrant

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trans-

across; through