Vocabulary Chapter 2 language of medicine

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Supine

Lying on back

Adipose

fat cells

Adipose tissue

collection of fat cells

Bone

Osteo

Cartilage

flexible connective tissue

Cell membrane

structure surrounds and oprotects cells allows materials to go in and out

Cranial

brain, pituitary gland

Craniotomy

incision of a skull

Diaphragm

musclar wall

Disk

piece of cartilage between vertebrae

Epitheial cell

sin cellsgENES

Genes

contains DNA in each chromosome

Histologist

specialist who studies tissues

Hypochondriac regions

pertains to upper lateral of abdomen beneath the ribs

Larynx

the voicebox

Liver

hepatic

Metabolism

total of chemical processes in a cell

Mitochondria

structures in cytoplasm in which foods are burned for oxygen

Nucleus

copntrol center of cell

Pharynx

throat

Pleura

membrane surrounds outside of lungs

Pleural cavity

space between membranes and around lungs

RUQ

right upper quadrant

Sarcoma

malignant tumor of connective tissue

Spinal

of the spine in the spinal cord

Thoracic

chest region, thyroid gland

Trachea

windpipe

Ureter

tube from kidneyto urniary bladder

Urethra

tube from urniary bladder to outside of body

Viscera

internal organs

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