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The region of the 9-region plan of the abdomen located directly inferior to the hypochondriac region (R&L)
The region of the 9-region plan of the abdomen located directly lateral to the epigastric region (Superior lateral)
Hypogastric (Pubic) Region
The region of the 9-region plan of the abdomen located medial to the iliac (inguinal) region (R&L)
The region of the 9-region plan of the abdomen located superior to the umbilical region (Medial lateral)
An imaginary LINE DRAWN ON THE SURFACE OF THE BODY to represent the approximate location of some deeper underlying structure
The POINTS OF ORIGIN AND TERMINATION OF A BODY PART in relation to adjacent body structures
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
The system of the body having to do with the heart, blood, and vessels. (Also includes lymph, including lymphatic system)
***(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
Abdominal cavity proper (most concise)
also-Abdomen (Abdomino-Pelvic Cavity or Abdominal Region) (not as concise)
The STOMACH is found in this cavity
The extremities include the following:
**NOT THE HEAD OR NECK**
ARM-between shoulder & elbow
FOREARM-between elbow and wrist
THIGH (Femoral region)-ends of hip to the knee
LEG (lower leg or calf)-knee & ankle
The portion of the abdominal cavity that houses the urinary bladder and female sex organs
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