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Plane is an imaginary flat line that is used as reference point of areas of the body. Saggital plane is a verticalimaginary line dividing the body from front to back into left and right, transverse is a horizontal plane that divides the body into inferior and superior portions

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Yes, the prefix, hyper, does indicate high or excessive.

The breakdown would look like this:

hyper: above; more than normal
tens/o: pressure, tension
-ion: action, condition

An example would be hypertension....
highor excessive blood pressure.

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Sigma is the 18th letter of the Greek alphabet, it transliterates as 'S'.
Sigmoid is therefore 'S' shaped.

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Gland behind the stomach is called Pancreas that produces insulin.

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Hypoglycemia is the correct answer to this question, not hyperglycemia.

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Hyper- Ultra means Excessive, beyond, above. Example (Excessive vomiting, or Excessive coughing or wheezing.

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I do not know what appititis is but I would assume that this means hepatitis. Hepatitis is letter A. When the liver becomes inflamed, it will become obvious. Acute hepatitis may be a type of hepatitis that will occur because of bacteria or an infection. With the proper medications, it will allow the liver to start functioning well again. There are also some people who are suffering from chronic hepatitis.

This may occur when people are dependent on alcohol. Too much alcoholic beverages will make it harder for the liver to filter the toxins. This may affect the way that the body functions overall. There are some types of hepatitis like hepatitis B and C that are more serious as compared to other forms of hepatitis.

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Pretaining to the study of children up until the age of 14

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Polycythemia vera is defined as "[p]roduction of too many red blood cells by the bone marrow. Blood becomes too thick to easily flow through the blood vessels (Fremgen & Frucht, 2016)".

Erythropoiesis: Erythr/o = Red; -poiesis = Formation

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Network is correct as well. it has the same meaning

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