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By F. Peter Lisowski

ISBN-10: 981270387X

ISBN-13: 9789812703873

Anatomical phrases are the vocabulary of drugs. Anatomy all started as a descriptive technology within the days whilst Latin was once the common clinical language. Early anatomists defined the buildings 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 plenty of different constructions, medical names were invented both by utilizing sure classical phrases which seem to be descriptive of the half involved, or in most cases, through combining Greek or Latin roots to shape a brand new compound time period. Memorization of such phrases with no knowing their that means may end up in psychological indigestion.

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Alveolus. Annulus. Anterior. Atrium. Auricle. Autonomic. Axon. Azygos. Bolus. Bronchiole. Bronchus. Bulbus. L. accessorius, supplementary. L. acinus, grape. L. adhaereo, to stick together. L. adeps, fat. L. aditus, opening. L. ad, to, + nexus, bound. L. ad, to, + venire, to come. L. ad, to, + ferre, to carry. L. alveolus, little cavity. L. anulus (annulus), a ring. L. ante, before. L. atrium, court, entrance hall. L. , auricula, external ear, also shape of heart chamber. G. autos, self, + nomos, law.

G. endon, within, + metra, womb. G. endon, within, + thele, nipple. G. epi, on, + didmoi, testicles. G. epi, upon, + gaster, belly. G. epiploon, caul, omentum. G. L. spadias, F. spadon, eunuch, F. span, to draw L. erectus, erect. G. ex, out, + omphalos, navel. L. (excretus) ex, out, + cernere, to sift. L. extra, outside, + vas, vessel. L. extrinsecus, on the outside. L. ex, out, + sudare, to sweat. Faeces, Feces. Falciform. Falx. Fascia (pl. -iae). Fasciculus. L. faex, dregs. L. falx, sickle, + forma, shape, likeness.

Pubis (pl. -es). Pudendal. Pyelogram. Pyelograph. Pylorus. G. pro, before, + nephros, kidney. L. pro, in front, + stare, to stand. G. psoa, loin. L. pubes, mature. L. pubes, mature. L. pudere, to be ashamed. G. pyelos, tub, trough, + gramma, mark. G. pyelos, tub, trough, + graphein, to draw. G. pylouros, gate-keeper. Ramify. Ramus. Raphe. Recess. Rectum, rectus. Renal. Restiform. L. ramus, branch, + facere, to make. L. ramus, branch. G. raphe, seam. L. recessus, retreat. L. rectus, straight. L.

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