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Human Anatomy - Anatomical terms - bones
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standing with lower extremities together; hand are at the sides with palms forward, with head facing forward and eyes straight ahead
toward the back of the organism.
toward the front of the organism.
toward the middle, closer to the midline of the body.
away from the middle, farther from the midline of the body.
closer to the surface of the body.
farther from the surface of the body, toward the interior of the body.
towards the head, a point of reference higher than the comparison point.
farther from the head, toward the feet.
referring to a point on a limb that is closer to the trunk than another point.
referring to a point that on a limb that is farther from the trunk than another point.
toward the head.
toward the tail.
sagittal plane (median plane)
plane through the long axis of the body at the midline that divides the body into equal right and left halves.
Any plane parallel to the sagittal plane that divides the body into unequal right and left parts.
frontal (coronal) plane
A plane perpendicular to the sagittal plane that bisects the body into anterior and posterior portions.
transverse (horizontal) plane
a plane that separates the body into superior and inferior parts, also called cross-section.
of the abdomen.
of the forearm. (upper extremity distal to the elbow.)
of the axilla or armpit.
of the upper extremity proximal to the elbow.
of the head.
of the wrist.
of the neck.
of the clavicle.
of the leg (distal to the knee).
of the skin or near the skin.
of or towards the posterior surface of the body.
of the thigh.
of the buttock.
of the upper pelvic region relative to the ilium.
of the groin.
of the lower back region.
of the anterior surface of the thorax.
of the pelvis.
of the back of the knee.
of the ankle.
of the chest.
of or towards the anterior surface of the body.
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