Anatomical Terminology Quiz

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What does the word 'anatomy' mean?

The science of the structures of a body learned by dissection

What does the term 'ana' mean in the word 'anatomy'?

Up

What is one of the objectives of anatomical terminology mentioned in the text?

Describing the orientation anatomical position of the body

What does the term 'tome' mean in the word 'anatomy'?

To cut

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Understanding Anatomy

  • The word "anatomy" originates from the Greek words "ana" meaning "up" or "through" and "tome" meaning "cutting".
  • The term "ana" in the word "anatomy" means "up" or "through".
  • One of the objectives of anatomical terminology is to provide a universal language for communication among healthcare professionals.
  • The term "tome" in the word "anatomy" means "cutting".

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