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Ventral

Another term for the word anterior

Lumbar Region
(R&L)
(Medial lateral)

The region of the 9-region plan of the abdomen located directly inferior to the hypochondriac region (R&L)
(superior lateral)

Hypochondriac Region
(R&L)
(Superior lateral)

The region of the 9-region plan of the abdomen located directly lateral to the epigastric region (Superior lateral)

Hypogastric (Pubic) Region
(Inferior lateral)

The region of the 9-region plan of the abdomen located medial to the iliac (inguinal) region (R&L)
(Inferior lateral)

Epigastric Region
(Superior lateral)

The region of the 9-region plan of the abdomen located superior to the umbilical region (Medial lateral)

Anatomy

The study of the STRUCTURE of the human body

Physiology

The study of the FUNCTION of the human body

Embryology

The study of the structure of the human body BEFORE BIRTH

Biology

Study of ALL LIVING THINGS

Linear Guide

An imaginary LINE DRAWN ON THE SURFACE OF THE BODY to represent the approximate location of some deeper underlying structure

Anatomical Guides

A description of a BODY PART IN RELATION TO THE POSITION OF ADJACENT structures

Anatomical Limits

The POINTS OF ORIGIN AND TERMINATION OF A BODY PART in relation to adjacent body structures

Visceral

Term referring to the organs contained within a body cavity

Sagittal Plane

A vertical plane passing through the body from superior to inferior and from side to side so as to divide the body into right and left portions

Coronal Plane or Frontal Plane

A vertical plane passing through the body from superior to inferior and from side to side so as to divide the body into symmetrical halves

Median Plane or Midsagittal Plane

A vertical plane passing through the body from anterior to posterior and superior to inferior so as to divide the body into symmetrical halves

Transverse Plane or Horizontal Plane

A horizontal plane passing through the body from anterior to posterior and side to side so as to divide the body into a superior and inferior portion

Central

Another term for the word deep

Superficial

Another term for the word peripheral

Lateral

The opposite of Medial

Proximal

The opposite of distal

Ventral (most concise) / Anterior (less common)

The opposite of dorsal

Superior

The opposite of inferior

Parietal

Term referring to the walls surrounding a body cavity

Organ

A group of BODY TISSUES arranged for the performance of a particular function in the body

Tissue

A group of BODY CELLS arranged for the performance of a particular function in the body

Integumentary System

The system of the body having to do with the SKIN

Circulatory System

The system of the body having to do with the heart, blood, and vessels. (Also includes lymph, including lymphatic system)

Skeletal System

The system of the body having to do with the BONES of the body

Cadaver

The DEAD human body used for anatomical study

In the anatomical position, what does not apply

Anything that is not facing you while lying down

Dorsal Cavity
***(Dorsal & posterior are used interchangeably
when related to POSITION ONLY)-
*NO CAVITY CALLED POSTERIOR-ONLY DORSAL

The BRAIN & SPINAL CORD are found in this cavity

Thoracic (most concise)
also-Ventral (not as concise)

The HEART & LUNGS are found in this cavity

Abdominal cavity proper (most concise)
also-Abdomen (Abdomino-Pelvic Cavity or Abdominal Region) (not as concise)

The STOMACH is found in this cavity

Oral or Buccal Cavity

The TONGUE is found in this cavity

Pericardial Cavity

The HEART is found in this cavity

The extremities include the following:

**NOT THE HEAD OR NECK**
UPPER EXTREMITIES
ARM-between shoulder & elbow
FOREARM-between elbow and wrist
HAND
LOWER EXTREMITIES
THIGH (Femoral region)-ends of hip to the knee
LEG (lower leg or calf)-knee & ankle
FOOT

Face & Cranium

The SKULL is made up of two parts

Abdominal Cavity

The PERITONEUM reflects over most of the organs in this cavity

Torso

The TRUNK of the body may also be referred to as the

Peritoneal Cavity

The portion of the abdominal cavity that houses the urinary bladder and female sex organs

Pleural Cavities

The lungs are contained here

Cervical Region

The neck of the body is also referred to as this

Femoral Region

The thigh portion of th elower extremity is also called

Arm

The hand is said to be distal to this

Septum

The wall that divides the two nasal cavities is called this

Diaphragm

The wall that divides the thorax from the abdomen is called this

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