Principles of Anatomy and Physiology: A&P Latin Terms Flashcards


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Anatomy

-tomy: process of cutting

-ana: up

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Physiology

-physio: nature

-logy: study of

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Dissection

-dis: apart

-section: act of cutting

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Homeostasis

-homeo: sameness

-stasis: standing still

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Parasagittal Plane

-para: near

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Coronal Plane

-corona: crown

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Thoracic Cavity

-thorac: chest

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Pericardial Cavity

-peri: around

-cardial: heart

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Pleural Cavities

-pleur: rib or side

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Mediastinum

-media: middle

-stinum: partition

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Abdominal Cavity

-abdomin: belly

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Pelvic Cavity

-pelv: basin

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Subcostal Line

-sub: under

-costal: rib

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Quadrants

-quad: one fourth

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Umbilicus

-umbilic: navel