Medical English. Week 3. In Week 3, we will:. Look at terms describing the structural organisation of the body Identify body cavities and the organs contained within them Study positional and directional terms Work on the pronunciation of these terms
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Structural organization of the body
Practice: Turn to page 34. Label the parts of a cell.Practice: Turn to page 57. Do exercises A and B.
Practice: Turn to page 38. Label the types of cells.
A group of similar cells working together to do a specific job.
A scientist who studies tissues is a histologist.
Practice: Turn to page 39. Label the organs above.
Urinary or excretoryCirculatory
Skin and sense organs
Practice: Turn to page 58. Do exercise C.
Body cavities and their organs
Practice: Turn to page 41. Label the body cavities.
Practice: Turn to page 58. Do exercise D.
Practice: Turn to page 46. Label the abdominopelvic regions.
Practice: Turn to page 47. Write the correct initials for each quadrant.Practice: Turn to page 60. Do exercise G.
Practice: Turn to page 48. Label the divisions of the back.Practice: Turn to page 59. Do exercise F.
Positions, directions and planes of the body
anterior (ventral) ≠ posterior (dorsal)
deep ≠ superficial
proximal ≠ distal
Practice: Turn to page 50. Write the correct positional and directional terms in A.Practice: Turn to page 60. Do exercise H.
Practice: Turn to page 50. Label the planes of the body in B.Practice: Turn to page 60. Do exercise I.
New word elements and medical terms
In Week 4, we will: