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By F. Peter Lisowski

ISBN-10: 981270387X

ISBN-13: 9789812703873

Anatomical phrases are the vocabulary of medication. Anatomy begun as a descriptive technology within the days while Latin used to be the common clinical language. Early anatomists defined the constructions they observed in that language, evaluating them to universal and commonly used items, or borrowing phrases from the Greek and Arabic masters sooner than them. In anatomic terminology, universal Latin or Greek phrases are used as such for any a part of the physique for which the ancients had a reputation. for lots of different buildings, medical names were invented both by utilizing definite classical phrases which seem to be descriptive of the half involved, or in most cases, by way of combining Greek or Latin roots to shape a brand new compound time period. Memorization of such phrases with no realizing their that means can result in psychological indigestion.

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L. ad, to, + ferre, to carry. G. allas, sausage, + eidos, form, appearance. L. alveolus, little cavity. G. amnion, fetal membrane. L. ampulla, a flask or vessel swelling in the middle. G. anastomoein, to bring to a mouth, cause to communicate. Ger. an, on, + legen, to lay (a laying on — primordium, precursor). L. anulus (annulus), a ring. L. ante, before. 44 FA Nov. 1, 2006 22:22 SPI-B431 Anatomical Terms and their Derivation Abdomen-Pelvis Terms Important in the Abdomen and Pelvis Anteversion.

Ostium. Paraganglion. Paramedian. Parasternal. Parasympathetic. Paraxial. Parenchyma. Parietal. L. nervus, G. neuron, cordlike structure, nerve, tendon. G. neuron, nerve. G. neuron, nerve, + algos, pain. G. neuron, nerve, + axon, axis. G. neuron, nerve, + lemma, husk, sheath. G. neuron, nerve, + blastos, bud. G. neuron, nerve, + ektome, excision. G. neuron, nerve, + gloia, glue. G. neuron, nerve, + logos, treatise. G. neuron, cordlike structure, sinew, tendon; equivalent of L. nervus, hence, nerve.

L. vena, vein. L. velum, veil. L. venter, belly. L. ventriculus, little cavity, loculus. L. vertebra, joint. L. vertex, whirl, whirlpool. L. vinculum, band, cord. L. viscera, entrails, bowels. L. viscus, internal organ. Xiphoid. G. xiphos, sword, + eidos, shape, likeness. Zygapophysis. G. zygon, yoke, + apophysis, process of a bone. 43 Nov. 1, 2006 22:22 SPI-B431 Anatomical Terms and their Derivation Abdomen-Pelvis TERMS IMPORTANT IN THE ABDOMEN AND PELVIS Abdomen. Aberrant. Abortion. Absorption.

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