10 Facts About Anatomical terminology


Anatomical terminology is a form of scientific terminology used by anatomists, zoologists, and health professionals such as doctors.

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Anatomical terminology uses many unique terms, suffixes, and prefixes deriving from Ancient Greek and Latin.

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Anatomical terminology has quite regular morphology: the same prefixes and suffixes are used to add meanings to different roots.

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Sometimes, unique Anatomical terminology is used to reduce confusion in different parts of the body.

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International morphological Anatomical terminology is used by the colleges of medicine and dentistry and other areas of the health sciences.

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The international morphological Anatomical terminology refers to morphological sciences as a biological sciences' branch.

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Anatomical terminology is often chosen to highlight the relative location of body structures.

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Anatomical terminology terms used to describe location are based on a body positioned in what is called the standard anatomical position.

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Anatomical terminology variation is unlike congenital anomalies, which are considered a disorder.

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Older set of Anatomical terminology shown in Parts of the Human Body: Posterior and Anterior View from the 1933 edition of Sir Henry Morris' Human Anatomy.

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