Medical Terms for the week:

Vertigo (VUR ti goh):  Dizziness; abnormal sensation of movement when there is none, either of one’s self moving or of objects moving around oneself.

Dorsal (DOR Suhl):  Pertaining to the back or posterior part of the body.

Popliteal (Pop lih TEE uhl):  Pertaining to the back of the knee.

Supine (SOO pine):  Lying on one’s back.

Prone (PROHN):  Lying on one’s belly.

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