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  1. Hernia
  2. dist/o
  3. homeo-
  4. path/o
  5. melanoma
  6. acrocyanosis
  7. body cavities
  8. ultra-
  9. epigastric
  10. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  11. cyanotic
  12. chloropia
  13. cirrhosis
  14. Right lower (RLQ)
  15. dematologist
  16. pelv/i
    pelv/o
  17. cell tissue organ system organism
  18. Suppuration
  19. xerosis
  20. superficial
  21. posterior
  22. abdominopelvic regions
  23. Peritonitis
  24. muscle tissue
  25. xer/o
  26. trans-
  27. the most common planes are
  28. cytologist
  29. plane
  30. left hypochondriac
  31. superior (cephalad)
  32. later/o
  33. anterior
  34. left lumbar
  35. poli/o
  36. pathogenesis
  37. idiopathic
  38. organs
  39. karyolysis
  40. types of tissue
  41. ab-
  42. Rupture
  43. sections of the spine
  44. Gangrene
  45. organisms
  46. -graph
  47. heteromorphous
  48. Right upper (RUQ)
  49. Disease
  50. -pathy
  51. Inspection Assessment techniques
  52. Computer Tomography (CT)
  53. spine
  54. supine
  55. Assessment techniques
  56. laser surgery
  57. anter/o
  58. metabolism
  59. arthrography
  60. inferior (caudal)
  61. prognosis
  62. homeoplasia
  63. left inguinal iliac
  64. lumbar
  65. thorac/o
  66. chromatin
  67. Fluoroscopy
  68. ventral/anterior body cavities
  69. lumb/o
  70. Radiography
  71. erythrocyte
  72. ventr/o
  73. -meter
  74. cephal/o
  75. radiograph
  76. Sign
  77. son/o
  78. infra-
  79. iliac
  80. Sepsis
  81. pelvimeter
  82. tomography
  83. Excisional bx
  84. Organ disease panel
  85. computed tomography
  86. Cauterize
  87. cells
  88. medi/o
  89. right lumbar
  90. heterochromic
  91. cyt/o
  92. crani/o
  93. Left upper (LUR)
  94. poster/o
  95. right inguinal iliac
  96. idi/o
  97. inguin/o
  98. hetero-
  99. deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
  100. lateral
  101. caud/o
  102. sonography
  103. right hypochondriac
  104. Blood Chemistry analysis
  105. plantar
  106. ili/o
  107. albinism
  108. spin/o
  109. erythr/o
  110. nervous tissue
  111. abdominal
  112. caphalad
  113. ad-
  114. chromosome
  115. ultrasonic
  116. abduction
  117. transverse (horizontal)
  118. hypogastric
  119. leukocyte
  120. Infusion Therapy
  121. parietal
  122. epithelial tissue
  123. Sequelae
  124. Percussion Assessment techniques
  125. super-
  126. connective tissue
  127. cyan/o
  128. -gnosis
  129. dors/o
  130. cell activities
  131. Palpation Assessment techniques
  132. Biopsy
  133. cervic/o
  134. jaudice
  135. transabdominal
  136. Homeostasis
  137. Etiology
  138. Endosocopy
  139. Adhesion
  140. posterior (dorsal)
  141. hist/o
  142. histology
  143. Resection
  144. Edema
  145. thermometer
  146. ventral
  147. mediad
  148. caudad
  149. prone
  150. Ablation
  151. systems
  152. cervical
  153. coronal (frontal)
  154. Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  155. tissues
  156. tom/o
  157. curettage
  158. visceral
  159. -genesis
  160. inversion
  161. polimyelitis
  162. Prognosis
  163. -logy
  164. abdomin/o
  165. -gram
  166. thoracic
  167. quadrants
  168. Incisional bx
  169. Diagnosis (Dx)
  170. cytoplasm
  171. Inflammation
  172. arteriogram
  173. melan/o
  174. nucleus
  175. cranial
  176. spinal
  177. deep
  178. inferior
  179. palmar
  180. albin/o
    leuk/o
  181. catabolism
  182. organelles
  183. hematology
  184. Anastomosis
  185. Auscultation Assessment techniques
  186. infer/o
  187. inguinal
  188. -metry
  189. pelvic
  190. ventriculometry
  191. Febrile
  192. cirrh/o
    jaund/o
    xanth/o
  193. cytology
  194. anabolism
  195. Ascites
  196. chrom/o
  197. peri-
  198. Single Photon Radiological Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
  199. nuclear
  200. Idiopathic
  201. eti/o
  202. anterior (ventral)
  203. Cell membrane
  204. Left lower (LLQ)
  205. etiology
  206. kary/o
    nucle/o
  207. eversion
  208. radilogist
  209. Revision
  210. midsagittal (median)
  211. morphology
  212. xanthosis
  213. distal
  214. Pathology
  215. viscer/o
  216. somat/o
  217. Nuclear Scan
  218. medial
  219. gastr/o
  220. infracostal
  221. morph/o
  222. Perforation
  223. incision and drainage (I&D)
  224. Ultrasonography
  225. -logist
  226. umbilical
  227. Complete blood count (CBC)
  228. periumbilical
  229. diaphragm
  230. proxim/o
  231. anatomical position
  232. pathologist
  233. chlor/o
  234. radi/o
  235. adduction
  236. -graphy
  237. Mycosis
  238. somatic
  239. superior
  240. Symptom (Sx)
  241. dorsal/posterior body cavities
  242. umbilic/o
  243. acr/o
  244. proximal
  1. a loins (lower back)
  2. b green
  3. c extremity
  4. d color
  5. e Production or associated with the production of pus
  6. f study of
  7. g -destruction of the nucleus
    -results in death of a cell
  8. h belly, belly side
  9. i to cut
  10. j -part of the small and large intestine
    -left ovary
    -left fallopian tube
    -left ureter
  11. k Gentle application of the hands to a specific structure or body area to determine size, consistency, texture, symmetry, and tenderness of under lying structure
  12. l cause
  13. m scrapping of a body cavity with a spoon-shaped instrument called a currette
  14. n pertaining to the back (of the body)
  15. o lower middle region
  16. p cell
  17. q -Body defense against injury, infection, or allergy marked by redness, swelling , heat, pain and, sometimes, loss of function
    - Used to protect against invasion by foreign organisms and to repair injured tissue
  18. r The levels of organization from least to most complex
    -cell
    -tissue
    -organ
    -system
    -organism
  19. s specialist in the study of radiation
  20. t Series of blood tests used to evaluate a specific organ (liver panel) or disease (anemia panel)
  21. u specialist in the study of
  22. v pertaining to the palm of the hand
  23. w far, farthest
  24. x middle right lateral region
  25. y "Visual examination within" Visual examination of a body cavity or canal using a endoscope
  26. z Inflammation of the peritoneum
  27. aa Sequence of procedures designed to evaluate the health status of a patient
  28. ab below, under
  29. ac pertaining to the neck
  30. ad pertaining to the sole of the foot
  31. ae Prediction of the course of a disease and its probable outcome
  32. af -The largest cell organelle that directs the cell's activities and contains chromosomes
    -responsible for metabolism, growth, and reproduction
    -carries the DNA
  33. ag Complications of disease, injury or treatments that can be directly related
  34. ah Study of disease
  35. ai -Sum of all physical and chemical changes that take place in a cell or an organism.
    -Includes anabolism and catabolism
  36. aj green vision
  37. ak toward the tail
  38. al process of recording a joint
  39. am study of tissues
  40. an Removal of a part, pathway, or function by surgery, chemical destruction, elecrocautery, freezing or radio frequency
  41. ao pertaining to the upper (area)
  42. ap -threadlike structures within the nucleus composed of deoxyribonucleic acid(DNA) that carries hereditary information encoded in genes
    -each sperm and egg has 23 unpaired chromosomes. After fertilization, each cell of the embryo then has 46 chromosomes (23 pairs)
  43. aq -right lobe of the liver
    -gallbladder
    -part of the small and large intestines
  44. ar toward
  45. as specialist in the study of cells
  46. at -thoracic (heart, lungs, and associated structures)
    -abdominopelvic (digestive, excretory, and reproductive organs and structures)
  47. au -cranial (brain)
    - spinal (spinal cord)
  48. av -black tumor
    -is a malignancy that arises from melanocytes
  49. aw internal organs
  50. ax pertaining to (a direction) across or through the abdomen
  51. ay -abnormal condition of yellow(ness)
    -commonly associated with cancerous tumors
  52. az turning inward or inside out
  53. ba -Structural component of the nucleus, composed of nucleic acids and proteins.
    -Chromatin condenses to form chromosomes during cell division.
  54. bb Removal of a representative tissue sample from a body site fro microscopic examination, usually to establish a diagnosis
  55. bc Pertaining to fever, also known as pyretic
  56. bd lying on the abdomen, face down, palms down
  57. be pertaining to the pelvis
  58. bf pertaining to (the area) around the umbilicus
  59. bg pertaining to the farthest (point of attachment)
  60. bh -Muscular wall that divides the thoracic cavity from the abdominopelvic cavity.
    -Alternating contraction and relaxation of the diaphragm is essential to the breathing process.
  61. bi -pertaining to blueness
    - is associated with lack of oxygen in the blood
  62. bj excess, beyond
  63. bk -unable to maintain homeostasis and function effectively -A pathological, or morbid, condition that presents a group of signs, symptoms and clinical findings
  64. bl Radiological technique that integrates CT and a tracer injected in the blood stream to visualize blood flow to tissues and organs
  65. bm General observation of the patient as a whole, progressing to specific body areas
  66. bn act of bringing away from (midline of the body)
  67. bo region of the navel
  68. bp toward the head
  69. bq pertaining to (the area) below the ribs
  70. br process of recording a cut (or slice)
  71. bs pertaining the the abdomen
  72. bt Listening to the heart, bowel and lungs with or without a stethoscope to access the presence and quality of sounds
  73. bu formation of same (tissue)
  74. bv Knowing the cause or nature of a disease
  75. bw divides into superior(upper) and inferior(lower) aspects
  76. bx turning outward
  77. by Destruction of tissue by electricity, freezing, heat or corrosive chemicals
  78. bz pertaining to the ilium
  79. ca different
  80. cb Biopsy in which only a small sample of the lesion is removed
  81. cc blue
  82. cd record, writing
  83. ce Incision made to allow the free flow or withdrawal of fluids from a wound or cavity
  84. cf toward the head or upper portion of a structure
  85. cg nucleus
  86. ch pertaining to the spine
  87. ci abdomen
  88. cj diseasse
  89. ck pertaining to beyond (audible) sound
  90. cl Surgical joining of two ducts, vessels, or bowel segments to allow flow from one to another
  91. cm pertaining to the outer wall of the body cavity
  92. cn -body structures that perform specialized functions
    -Composed of two or more tissue types
  93. co black
  94. cp back (of body)
  95. cq pertaining to the belly side (front of the body)
  96. cr "Process of recording with radiation" Technique in which x-rays are passed through the body or area and captured on a film to generate an image; also called an x-ray
  97. cs instrument for recording x-rays
  98. ct Hole that completely penetrates a structure
  99. cu ilium (lateral, flaring portion of the hip bone)
  100. cv pertaining to the front
  101. cw Any disease with an unknown cause
  102. cx pertaining to a lower (structure or surface)
  103. cy -part of the small and large intestine
    -appendix
    -right ovary
    -right fallopian tube
    -right ureter
  104. cz stomach
  105. da pertaining to the loins (lower back)
  106. db tissue
  107. dc instrument for measuring heat
  108. dd near, nearest
  109. de lower right lateral region
  110. df -used primarily to identify the location of underlying body structures and visceral organs
    -includes right hypochondriac region, epigastric region, left hypochondriac region, right lumbar region, umbilical region, left lumbar region, right inguinal (iliac) region, hypogastric region, left inguinal (iliac) region
  111. dg Laboratory test, usually performed on serum, to evaluate various substances to determine whether they fall within a normal range
  112. dh knowing
  113. di same, alike
  114. dj side, to one side
  115. dk act of measuring the ventricles
  116. dl upper, above
  117. dm provides the contractile tissue of the body, which is responsible for movement
  118. dn Abnormal accumulation of fluid within tissue spaces
  119. do Removal of part all of a structure, organ or tissue
  120. dp Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity
  121. dq abnormal fibrous band that holds or binds tissues that are normally separated
  122. dr red
  123. ds toward the middle
  124. dt origin of disease
  125. du specialist in the study of skin
  126. dv radiation; x-ray; radius(lower arm bone on thumb side)
  127. dw cranium (skull)
  128. dx chest
  129. dy -is a body posture to locate anatomical parts or divisions
    -the body is standing erect and the face forward, arms are to the sides with palms facing foward
  130. dz back of the body
  131. ea The breaking down of body constituents
  132. eb spine
  133. ec Molecule that holds genetic information capable of replicating and producing an exact copy whenever the cell divides
  134. ed Any fungal infection in or on the body
  135. ee head
  136. ef body
  137. eg -spaces within the body that help protect, separate, and support internal organs
    -used by clinicians to locate structures and also to identify abnormalities within them
  138. eh upper left lateral region beneath the ribs
  139. ei pertaining to a side
  140. ej abnormal condition of dryness
  141. ek stable internal environment
  142. el "Process of recording, to cut" Imaging technique in which an x-ray emitter rotates around the area to be scanned and a computer measures the intensity of transmitted x-rays from different angles; formerly called a computerized axial tomography (CAT)
  143. em act of measuring
  144. en pertaining to the midline of the body or structure
  145. eo Panel of blood tests used as a broad screening test for anemias, infections and other disease
  146. ep Death and decay of soft tissue, usually cause by circulatory obstruction, trauma, or infection
  147. eq subjective indicator, non observable, condition of disease
  148. er from, away from
  149. es around
  150. et -The smallest structural and functional unit of life
    -includes cell membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus
  151. eu -red cell
    -Is a red blood cell
  152. ev "Process of recording, beyond, sound" High frequency sound waves (ultrasound) are directed at soft tissues and reflected as "echoes" to produce an image on a monitor of an internal body structure. Creates a real time view unlike other imaging
  153. ew -provide a means of locating specific sites of the abdomen for descriptive and diagnostic purposes
    -includes RUQ,LUQ,RLQ,LLQ
  154. ex Pathological state, usually febrile, resulting from the presence of the microorganisms or their products in the blood stream
  155. ey CT
  156. ez tail
  157. fa Protrusion of any organ through the structure that normally contains it
  158. fb nearer to the center (trunk of the body) or to the point of attachment to the body
  159. fc gray; gray matter (of brain or spinal cord)
  160. fd record of an artery
  161. fe act of bringing toward (the midline of the body)
  162. ff pertaining to different colors
  163. fg Use of a high intensity laser light beam to remove diseased tissues, stop bleeding vessels, or for cosmetic surgery
  164. fh white cell
  165. fi The building up of body constituents
  166. fj lower left lateral region
  167. fk objective indicator, observable, condition of disease
  168. fl middle
  169. fm -highest level of organization
    -a complete living entity capable of independent existence
    -are made up of several body systems that work together to sustain life
  170. fn -supports and connects other tissues and organs
    -It is made up of diverse cell types, including fibroblasts, fat cells, and blood
  171. fo vertebral column or backbone
  172. fp pertaining to the cranium
  173. fq Sudden breaking or bursting of a structure or organ
  174. fr pertaining to the chest
  175. fs -epithelial
    -connective
    -muscle
    -nervous
  176. ft Technique in which a radioactive material (radio-pharmaceutical) called a tracer is introduced to the body and a specialized camera is used to produce images. Radiation is inside rather then outside like radiography
  177. fu pelvis
  178. fv Surgical procedure used to replace or compensate for a previously implanted device or correct an undesirable result or effect of a previous surgery
  179. fw Biopsy in which the entire lesion is removed
  180. fx anterior, front
  181. fy -midsagittal (median)
    -coronal(frontal)
    - transverse (horizontal)
  182. fz -yellowing
    -associated with obstruction of bile passageways causing bile to back flow into the liver
  183. ga Away from the surface of the body (internal)
  184. gb sound
  185. gc umbilicus, navel
  186. gd study of causes of disease
  187. ge study of blood
  188. gf groups of cells that perform a specialized activity
  189. gg "Visual examination with fluorescent" Technique in which x-rays are directed through the body to a fluorescent screen that displays internal structures in continuous motion
  190. gh yellow
  191. gi study of the cause or origin of diseases and disorders
  192. gj different form or shape
  193. gk process of recording
  194. gl abnormal condition in which the extremities are blue
  195. gm study of form, shape, or structure
  196. gn unknown, peculiar
  197. go -left lobe of the liver
    -stomach
    -spleen
    -part of the pancreas
    -part of the small and large intestine
  198. gp -imaginary flat surface that divides the body into two sections
    - serve as points of reference to identify the different sections of the body
  199. gq groin
  200. gr dry
  201. gs form, shape, structure
  202. gt Computed tomography records the positrons (positively charged particles) emitted from a radio-pharmaceutical to produce a cross-sectional image of metabolic activity of body tissues to determine the presence of disease. Useful in scanning the brain and CNS
  203. gu pertaining to an unknown (cause of) disease
  204. gv Technique that uses radio waves and a strong magnetic field, rather than an x-ray beam, to produce highly detailed, multiplanar, cross sectional views of soft tissues
  205. gw knowing before
  206. gx upper right lateral region beneath the ribs
  207. gy pertaining to the nucleus
  208. gz composed of varying numbers of organs and accessory structures that have similar or related functions
  209. ha jellylike matrix of proteins, salts, water, dissolved gases, and nutrients within the cell membrane
  210. hb toward the surface of the body (external)
  211. hc perform specific functions of the cell, such as reproduction and movement
  212. hd -abnormal yellowing
    -may be associated with alcoholism or chronic hepatitis
  213. he across, through
  214. hf white
  215. hg pertaining to the body
  216. hh away from the head, or toward the tail or lower part of a structure
  217. hi -cervical (neck)
    - thoracic (chest)
    -lumbar (loin)
    -sacral (lower back)
    - coccyx (tailbone)
  218. hj transmits electrical impulses as it relays information throughout the entire body
  219. hk instrument for measuring
  220. hl Tapping a structure with the hand or fingers to assess consistency and the presence or absence of fluids with the underlying structure
  221. hm middle left lateral region
  222. hn divides body into right and left halves
  223. ho inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord
  224. hp upper middle region
  225. hq lower, below
  226. hr back (of body), behind, posterior
  227. hs utilizing food, eliminating waste, reproducing
  228. ht -covers surfaces of organs, lines cavities and canals, forms tubes and ducts, provides the secreting portions of glands, and makes up the epidermis of the skin
    -It is composed of cells arranged in a continuous sheet consisting of one or more layers
  229. hu process of recording sound; also called ultrasonography
  230. hv disease
  231. hw pertaining to the viscera, or internal organs, especially the abdominal organs
  232. hx lying horizontally on the back, face up, palms facing up
  233. hy instrument for recording
  234. hz forming, producing, origin
  235. ia divides body into anterior(ventral) and posterior(dorsal) aspects
  236. ib Acts as a barrier that supports and protects the intracellular contents
  237. ic The study of the body at the cellular level
  238. id pertaining to the groin
  239. ie neck; cervix uteri (neck of uterus)
  240. if condition of whiteness
  241. ig -Delivery of fluids directly into the blood stream
    -commonly used for antibiotic therapy and to treat electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, cancer, and pain
  242. ih front of the body
  243. ii specialist in the study of disease
  244. ij instrument for measuring the pelvis