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Pima medical Institute

ophtham/o

eye

bas/o

base

carcin/o

cancer

derm/o

skin

myc/o

fungus

gastr/o

stomach

enter/o

small intestine

per-

through

sub-

under

allo-

other

tachy-

fast

dys-

painful, difficult

epi-

upon, over

-oma

tumor

-rhhea

discharge

subcutaneous layer

inner most layer of skin

cyanosis

bluish tint to skin

superficial

toward surface of body

deep

away from surface of body

proximal

closest to point of attachment to body

distal

farthest from point of attachment to body

lateral

toward side

medial

toward middle, midline of body

anatomical position

body erect, hands at side, palms forward, eyes forward, legs parallel with feet, toes forward

inferior

toward feet or below

superior

toward head or above

posterior

back side of body

anterior

front of body

transverse

horisontal plane, divides body into upper and lower

sagittal

vertical plane divides body into left and right

frontal

vertical plane, divides body into front and back

prone

lying on belly or face down

supine

lying on back or face up

-cyte

cell

-tome

instrument to cut

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