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Language of Medicine Ch. 2 review words

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inferior
below another structure
superior
above another structure
prone
lying on the belly
supine
laying on the back
pleura
membrane surrounding the lungs
peritoneum
membrane surrounding the abdominal viscera
diaphram
muscular wall seperating the thoracic and abdominal cavities
vertebra
a backbone
disc
a pad of cartilage between each backbone and the next
mediastinum
space between the lungs, containing the heart ,windpipe, and aorta