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Med Review- Body planes, Divisions, Regions, Directions,& Anatomical Position

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Body is divided into_______ anatomical planes
four
Four anatomical planes of the body
Frontal(coronal), Transverse(Axial), Sagittal(median), Midsagittal
Frontal(coronal)
front and back (anterior and posterior)
Anterior
ventral
Posterior
Dorsal
Transverse
upper and lower at the waist
Sagittal
Right and left
Midsagittal
equal right and left
Abdomenal quadrants (4)
Right upper, Left upper, Right lower, Left lower
Right upper quad contains
part of liver, gallbladder and intestines
Left upper quad contains
part of liver, stomach, pancreas, spleen and intestines
Right lower quad contains
part of intestines, appendix, right ureter, ovary, and fallopian tube
Left lower quad contains
part of intestines, left ureter, ovary and fallopian tube
Regions of the abdomen (tic,tac,toe)
top sides- R & L hypochondriac, bottom sides- R & L inguinal, middle sides- R & L lateral, top middle- epigastric, center middle - umbilical, lower middle- hypogastric
There are ______ directional terms
eight
Distal
away from the trunk
Proximal
toward the trunk
Lateral
away from the midline
Medial
midline
Anterior (ventral)
front, in front of
Posterial (dorsal)
back, in back of
Inferior (caudal)
lower, below
Superior (cephalic)
at the head, above