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61 terms
Body Directions
Anatomical Position
Ipsilateral
Contralateral
opposite of superior?
The position with the body erect with the arms extended at th…
on the same side
on the opposite side
inferior
Anatomical Position
The position with the body erect with the arms extended at th…
Ipsilateral
on the same side
13 terms
directions in the body
anatomic position
superior
inferior
anterior / ventral
body standing erect, face forward, arms at sides, palms & toe…
part is above another part, or closer to the head
below another part, or closer to the feet
toward the front surface
anatomic position
body standing erect, face forward, arms at sides, palms & toe…
superior
part is above another part, or closer to the head
28 terms
Body Directions
dorsal
cranial cavity
spinal cavity
ventral cavity
back side of the body
holds the brain
holds the spinal cord
belly side
dorsal
back side of the body
cranial cavity
holds the brain
12 terms
Body Directions
Cranial
Caudal
Ventral
Dorsal
Towards the head
Towards the tail
Towards the abdomen
Towards the back
Cranial
Towards the head
Caudal
Towards the tail
11 terms
Body Directions
superior
inferior
medial
lateral
toward the head
toward the feet
toward midline of the body
away from midline of body
superior
toward the head
inferior
toward the feet
26 terms
Body directions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
posterior
above
below
front
back
Superior
above
Inferior
below
14 terms
Body directions
Anatomical
Anterior/Ventral
Posterior/Dorsal
Median plane (midline plane or mid-sag…
A position of the body in which a person stands erect, facing…
front of the body
back of the body... Example: The heel is posterior to the toes .
front to back and dividing the body into equal right and left…
Anatomical
A position of the body in which a person stands erect, facing…
Anterior/Ventral
front of the body
14 terms
Body directions
superior
inferior
cephalic
caudal
above (head to feet)
below (feet to head)
relative term, nearer to head (collar bone to sternum)
relative term, nearer to tail (sternum to collar bone)
superior
above (head to feet)
inferior
below (feet to head)
11 terms
Body Directions
Superior (cranial or cephalad)
Inferior (caudal)
Medial
Lateral
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body;…
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
Toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner side of
Away from the midline of the body; on the outer side
Superior (cranial or cephalad)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body;…
Inferior (caudal)
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
8 terms
body directions
superior
inferior
posterior
anterior
up
down
back
front
superior
up
inferior
down
39 terms
Body Directions
Range of motion (ROM)
ROM determined by:
Biaxial Joints
Uniaxial (monoaxial)
the degrees through which a joint can move (ACTIVE/PASSIVE)
Structure of Articular surfaces... Strength and Tautness of liga…
joints where there is movement in two places
joints that move freely in one plane
Range of motion (ROM)
the degrees through which a joint can move (ACTIVE/PASSIVE)
ROM determined by:
Structure of Articular surfaces... Strength and Tautness of liga…
Body Directions
Cranial/Superior
Anterior/Ventral
Posterior/Dorsal
Medial
head/up
forward
behind
middle
Cranial/Superior
head/up
Anterior/Ventral
forward
12 terms
body directions
anterior
posterior
ventral
dorsal
anterior
posterior
15 terms
Body Directions
anterior
posterior
frontal
dorsal
the front, facing forward
facing backward, the back side
the front
the back
anterior
the front, facing forward
posterior
facing backward, the back side
14 terms
Body Directions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Above... This term refers to placement of a structure along the…
Below... This term refers to placement of a structure along the…
Front... (ex: the nose is anterior to the brain)
Back... (ex: the brain is posterior to the nose)
Superior
Above... This term refers to placement of a structure along the…
Inferior
Below... This term refers to placement of a structure along the…
12 terms
BODY DIRECTIONS
Lateral
Medial
Superior
Inferior
to the side
middle
above
below, under
Lateral
to the side
Medial
middle
14 terms
Body Directions
Anterior/Ventral
Posterior/Dorsal
Supine
Prone
Front
Back
standing
lying down
Anterior/Ventral
Front
Posterior/Dorsal
Back
12 terms
body direction
superior (cranial)
inferior (caudal)
anterior (ventral)
posterior (dorsal)
towards the head or upper part
away from the head, towards the lower part
nearer to or at front of the body
nearer to or at the back of the body
superior (cranial)
towards the head or upper part
inferior (caudal)
away from the head, towards the lower part
14 terms
BODY DIRECTIONS
Superior
Inferior
Cephalic
Caudal
above (ex: head is superior to feet).
below (ex: feet are inferior to the head).
relative term meaning nearer to the head (ex: collar bone is…
relative term meaning nearer to the tail (ex: sternum is caud…
Superior
above (ex: head is superior to feet).
Inferior
below (ex: feet are inferior to the head).
14 terms
Body Directions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior or Ventral
Posterior
upper, or above something
lower, or below something
front, in front of
After, behind, following, toward the rear
Superior
upper, or above something
Inferior
lower, or below something
8 terms
Body directions with pictures
Superior
Inferior
Proximal
Distal
Superior
Inferior
11 terms
Body Directions
Distal
Deep
Inferior
Superficial
Away from the origin from the body
Away from the surface of the body
Toward the bottom of the body
Toward the body's surface
Distal
Away from the origin from the body
Deep
Away from the surface of the body
19 terms
Ballet Body Directions
croisé devant
à la quatrième devant
effacé devant
à la seconde
croisé devant
à la quatrième devant
15 terms
Directions and Body
δικαίωμα
αριστερά
ευθεία
το αλάτι
δικαίωμα
αριστερά
Directions of the Body
Posterior
Anterior
Superior
Inferior
Posterior
Anterior
8 terms
Body directions
Anterior
Posterior
Lateral
Medial
Front
Back
Away from midline
Toward midline
Anterior
Front
Posterior
Back
14 terms
Directions of body
Anterior
Posterior
Ventral
Dorsal
Front
Back
Belly of animal
Back of animal
Anterior
Front
Posterior
Back
11 terms
Directions of the body
Anatomy
Physiology
Biology
Histology
Study of the body and the relationships of its part to each o…
Studies the normal activity and function of the body
Studies of all th forms of life and living things
Study of the body microscopically
Anatomy
Study of the body and the relationships of its part to each o…
Physiology
Studies the normal activity and function of the body
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Body Directions
cranial, superior, rostral
anterior, ventral
posterior, dorsal
medial
refer to a structure being closer to the head or higher than…
refer to a structure being more in front than another structu…
refer to a structure being more in back than another structur…
refers to a structure that is closer to the median plane than…
cranial, superior, rostral
refer to a structure being closer to the head or higher than…
anterior, ventral
refer to a structure being more in front than another structu…
directions of body
anterior
ventral
posterior
dorsal
front surface
belly
back surface
back... Ex: ___ fin dolphins
anterior
front surface
ventral
belly
20 terms
Body Directions
Superior
inferior
cranial
caudal
above
below
in or near the head
near the lower end of the body
Superior
above
inferior
below
8 terms
Body Directions
Ventral
Anterior
Superior
Cephalic
Dorsal
Posterior
Inferior
Caudal
Ventral
Dorsal
Anterior
Posterior
12 terms
Body directions
Superior
Inferior
Distal
Proximal
Towards head
Away from head
Away from core
Towards core
Superior
Towards head
Inferior
Away from head
11 terms
Body Directions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Above; closer to the head
Below; closer to the feet
Located towards the front of the body
Back of the body
Superior
Above; closer to the head
Inferior
Below; closer to the feet
17 terms
Body Directions
anterior
caudad
cephalad
distal
Pertaining to the front of the body or the front part of an o…
Toward the tail bone, feet, or lower part of the body
Toward the head of the body
Pertaining to away from the point of origin, particularly of…
anterior
Pertaining to the front of the body or the front part of an o…
caudad
Toward the tail bone, feet, or lower part of the body
16 terms
directions of the body
arriba
abajo
en medio
a lado
above/ up
below/ bottom/ down
Between
beside
arriba
above/ up
abajo
below/ bottom/ down
10 terms
Body directions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Above in a higher position... Ex. The nose is superior to the l…
Below in a lower position ... Ex. The lips are inferior to the…
Towards the front; belly of the surface... Ex. The nose is on t…
Toward the back of the body ... Ex. The calf is on the posterio…
Superior
Above in a higher position... Ex. The nose is superior to the l…
Inferior
Below in a lower position ... Ex. The lips are inferior to the…
33 terms
Body Cavities, planes, directions
Middle Ear Cavity
Orbital Cavity
Nasal Cavity
Oral Cavity
Contains middle ear bones
Contains eye and associated muscles and nerves
Several air-filled sinuses are divided into right and left by…
Contains teeth and tongue
Middle Ear Cavity
Contains middle ear bones
Orbital Cavity
Contains eye and associated muscles and nerves
11 terms
Directions Of The Body
Carinal
Superior
Inferior
Ventral\Anterior
Located The Head
Above
Below
In Front Of The Body
Carinal
Located The Head
Superior
Above
15 terms
Body planes & Body Directions
Coronal plane or front plane
Anterior or ventral
Posterior or dorsal
Prone Position
vertical plane that divides body into front and back section
the front of the body
back of the body
laying face down
Coronal plane or front plane
vertical plane that divides body into front and back section
Anterior or ventral
the front of the body
32 terms
Body Studies & Body Directions
anabolism
catabolism
anatomy
physiology
Constructive metabolism; the process of building up larger mo…
Metabolic pathways that break down molecules, releasing energy.
The study of body structure
Study of function
anabolism
Constructive metabolism; the process of building up larger mo…
catabolism
Metabolic pathways that break down molecules, releasing energy.
11 terms
Body Directions
superior (cranial/cephalad)
inferior / caudal
proximal
distal
toward the head end or upper body; above
away from the head end; below
close to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment
farther from origin of a body part or the point attachment of…
superior (cranial/cephalad)
toward the head end or upper body; above
inferior / caudal
away from the head end; below
20 terms
BODY DIRECTIONS
3 Basic Cell Structures
4 Cell Functions
4 Types of Tissues
Connective Tissue
Nucleus, Cytoplasm, and Cell Membrane
Eliminates Waste, Produces Heat and Energy, Reproduction, and…
Connective, Epithelial, Muscle, and Nerve
Located in bones, tendons, and fat. Binds, supports and conne…
3 Basic Cell Structures
Nucleus, Cytoplasm, and Cell Membrane
4 Cell Functions
Eliminates Waste, Produces Heat and Energy, Reproduction, and…
26 terms
.Body Directions
Anterior
Bilateral
Caudal
Cephalic
Situated at or directed toward the front
Having two sides
Situated toward the tail
Pertaining to the head or head end of the body
Anterior
Situated at or directed toward the front
Bilateral
Having two sides
10 terms
Body Directions
Superior (cranial or cephalad)
Inferior (caudal)
Anterior (ventral)
Posterior (dorsal)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body;…
Away from the head and or toward the lower part of a structur…
Toward or at the front of the body; in front of
Toward or at the backside of the body; behind
Superior (cranial or cephalad)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body;…
Inferior (caudal)
Away from the head and or toward the lower part of a structur…
62 terms
Body Directions
Superior (cranial)
Inferior (caudal)
Anterior (ventral/tummy)
Posterior (dorsal)
towards the head or upper part
away from the head or towards the lower part
nearer to or at the front of the body
nearer to or at the back of the body
Superior (cranial)
towards the head or upper part
Inferior (caudal)
away from the head or towards the lower part
10 terms
BODY DIRECTIONS
Lateral
Medial/Midsagittal
Dorsal
Proximal
Starting from the midline going outwards
To the midline of the body,toward the inner side
Going towards the back of the body
Going close to the attachment of the body part
Lateral
Starting from the midline going outwards
Medial/Midsagittal
To the midline of the body,toward the inner side
14 terms
Body directions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior or ventral
Posterior
Upper, or above something
Lower, or below something
Front, or in front of
After, behind, following, toward the rear
Superior
Upper, or above something
Inferior
Lower, or below something
16 terms
Body Directions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Ventral
Top, above
Bottom, below
Front
Front
Superior
Top, above
Inferior
Bottom, below
16 terms
Body Directions
Anterior
Posterior
Superior
Inferior
On the front of the body
On the back of the body
Above on the human body
Below on the human body
Anterior
On the front of the body
Posterior
On the back of the body
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