Understanding the language of Medical reports
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without or absence of
from away from
without or absence of
up; again; backward
includes 4 years of training of medical school and the receives an MD degree at least 3 years specialty training under supervision
is made up of 206 bones
is divided into the occiput or posterior region
What will you find on each side of the cranium?
How many bones is the face made up of?
six bones, nasal, two zygomas ( check ),two maxillae (upper check),mandible (lower jaw)
is made up of seven bones
another name for seven bones in the neck is
thoracic vertebrae is comprised of ?
12 pairs of ribs
clavicle/collar bone is located where?
in the upper area in the front and articulates with the scapula
shoulder blade is also called what?
clavicle or collar bone
the area that is comprised of the 12 vertebrae is often called ?
T1 through T12
lumbar or lower back
below the lumbar you will find ?
the floating rib is also called ?
T11 and T12
The most common back problems occur in which area?
L1 through L5
where is the coccyx located?
lower extremities articulate with the pelvis ( are the final 3/4 vertebrae
another name for a coccyx is?
humerus is the ?
carpals has how many bones?
metacarpals has how many bones?
phalanges has how many bones?
14 bones that form the hand and the fingers
front ( head) of an individual
from head end to opposite end of body
a structure that extends ( and can move separately) from the main body
on the opposite side ( left arm is contralateral to the right arm)
further away from the surface ( muscular layer is deep to the skin)
the tip of an appendage
back ( spine) of an individual
from spinal column (back) to abdomen ( front)
between two other structures
on the same side
a directional term used as a modifier for both the left and the right sides of the body, yielding the left lateral and right lateral sides of the body
point in the center of the body
fro center of the body to one side or the other
pertaining to the wall of a body cavity
tail of an individual
describes where an appendage joins the body
near the outer surface
abdomen of an individual
associated with organs within the body's cavities
tests preformed in a medical laboratory including blood test