palms facing forward,heels touching with feet spread apart
Coronal plane/ frontal plane
cuts down through the body through the skill. results in anterior and posterior portions
transverse plane/ cross-sectional plane
cuts across the body through the center and results in unequal superior and inferior portions
midsagittal plane/ median plane
cuts down though the body to result in left and right halves
passes through specimen at an angle
the front of the body or part
the back of the body or part
describing the location of two or more points on the body, refers to the point CLOSEST to the median plane
describing the location of two or more points on the body, refers to the point FARTHEST to the median plane
towards the head, can refer to the upper part of an organ
towards the feet, can refer to the lower part of an organ
near the surface of the body or organ, the outer portion of the body or part
towards the center of the body part, or organ, the interior portion of the body part
when comparing two points this refers to the point nearest to the attachment to the trunk
opposite of proximal, refers to the point farthest away from the attachment to the trunk
anterior surface of the hand
the underside or sole of the foot
refers to the same side of the body or part
refers to the opposite sides of the body or part
infront of the elbow
lateral aspect of leg
between anus & genitals
Lateral aspect of forearm
medial aspect of leg
medial aspect of forearm
Dorsal (posterior) body cavity portions:
Cranial Cavity; & Vertebral (Spinal) cavity
Ventral (anterior) body cavity portions:
Thoracic cavity & Abdominopelvic cavity
of the ventral cavity, Thoracic cavity portions:
Pleural cavities, Pericardial cavity, & Mediastium
of the ventral cavity, Abdominopelvic cavity portions:
Abdominal cavity, & Pelvic cavity
a portion of the Thoracic cavity, The Mediastium:
area between the Pleural cavities; contains the Heart within its Pericardial cavity.
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