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Directional Terms - Human Anatomy
Sagittal Plane
Coronal
Transverse
Left
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower secti…
the patient/client's left side
Sagittal Plane
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
Coronal
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
10 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (Ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Away from the head end 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
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
10 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (Ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Away from the head end 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
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
27 terms
Directional Terms - Human Anatomy
Sagittal Plane
Coronal
Transverse
Left
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower secti…
the patient/client's left side
Sagittal Plane
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
Coronal
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
11 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
superior (cranial or cephalad)
inferior (caudal)
anterior (ventral)
posterior (dorsal)
toward the head end or upper part of a structure
away from the head end 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
inferior (caudal)
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
49 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Vocab
Anatomical Postition
Superior
Inferior
Posterior/ Dorsal
Human is standing... Feet together, pointing forward... Hands at si…
Above or toward the head
Below or toward the feet
The back side
Anatomical Postition
Human is standing... Feet together, pointing forward... Hands at si…
Superior
Above or toward the head
10 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (Ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Away from the head end 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
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
10 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (Ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Away from the head end 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
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
47 terms
directional terms Human Anatomy
ventral
dorsal
anterior
posterior
toward the front or belly
toward the back or spine
toward the ventral side
toward the dorsal side
ventral
toward the front or belly
dorsal
toward the back or spine
47 terms
directional terms Human Anatomy
ventral
dorsal
anterior
posterior
toward the front or belly
toward the back or spine
toward the ventral side
toward the dorsal side
ventral
toward the front or belly
dorsal
toward the back or spine
19 terms
Directional Terms in Human Anatomy
Ventral
Dorsal
Anterior
Posterior
Toward the front of the belly.
Toward the back of the spine.
Toward the ventral side.
Toward the dorsal side.
Ventral
Toward the front of the belly.
Dorsal
Toward the back of the spine.
21 terms
Directional Terms - Human Anatomy
Midsagittal Plane
Parasagittal Plane
Frontal Plane
Transverse Plane/Cross section
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower secti…
Midsagittal Plane
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
Parasagittal Plane
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
8 terms
Human Anatomy - Directional Terms
Superior or cranial
Inferior or caudal
Anterior or ventral
Posterior or dorsal
toward the head end of the body; upper (example, the hand is…
away from the head; lower (example, the foot is part of the i…
front (example, the kneecap is located on the anterior side o…
back (example, the shoulder blades are located on the posteri…
Superior or cranial
toward the head end of the body; upper (example, the hand is…
Inferior or caudal
away from the head; lower (example, the foot is part of the i…
12 terms
Directional Terms in Human Anatomy
Ventral
Dorsal
Anterior
Posterior
Toward the front or belly
Toward the back or spine
toward the ventral side
Toward the dorsal side
Ventral
Toward the front or belly
Dorsal
Toward the back or spine
15 terms
Human Anatomy directional terms
superior (cranial)
inferior (caudal)
ventral (anterior)
dorsal (posterior)
toward head end or upper part of structure of body
away from head end or low part of structure or body
toward or at front end of body
toward back of the body
superior (cranial)
toward head end or upper part of structure of body
inferior (caudal)
away from head end or low part of structure or body
11 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
superior (cranial-head)
inferior (caudal-tail)
anterior (ventral)
posterior (dorsal)
upper part of the body
lower part of the body
front of the body
back of the body
superior (cranial-head)
upper part of the body
inferior (caudal-tail)
lower part of the body
10 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (Ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Away from the head end 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
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
15 terms
Directional Terms - Human Anatomy
Sagittal Plane
Frontal
Transverse
Left
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower secti…
the patient/client's left side
Sagittal Plane
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
Frontal
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
17 terms
Directional Terms in Human Anatomy
Ventral
Dorsal
Anterior
Posterior
= toward the front or belly
= toward the back or spine
= toward the ventral side
= toward the dorsal side
Ventral
= toward the front or belly
Dorsal
= toward the back or spine
13 terms
Directional Terms - Human Anatomy
Superior
Inferior
Medial
Lateral
Above, higher than
Below, lower than
toward center of body
toward sides of body
Superior
Above, higher than
Inferior
Below, lower than
24 terms
Human Anatomy - Directional Terms
Sagittal Plane
Coronal
Transverse
Left
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower secti…
the patient/client's left side
Sagittal Plane
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
Coronal
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
23 terms
DIRECTIONAL TERMS IN HUMAN ANATOMY
VENTRAL
DORSAL
ANTERIOR
POSTERIOR
TOWARD THE FRONT OR BELLY.
TOWARD THE BACK OR SPINE
TOWARD THE VENTRAL SIDE
TOWARD THE DORSAL SIDE
VENTRAL
TOWARD THE FRONT OR BELLY.
DORSAL
TOWARD THE BACK OR SPINE
23 terms
DIRECTIONAL TERMS IN HUMAN ANATOMY
VENTRAL
DORSAL
ANTERIOR
POSTERIOR
TOWARD THE FRONT OR BELLY.
TOWARD THE BACK OR SPINE
TOWARD THE VENTRAL SIDE
TOWARD THE DORSAL SIDE
VENTRAL
TOWARD THE FRONT OR BELLY.
DORSAL
TOWARD THE BACK OR SPINE
20 terms
Directional Terms in Human Anatomy
ventral
dorsal
anterior
posterior
toward the front of belly
toward the back or spine
toward the ventral side
toward the dorsal (back) side
ventral
toward the front of belly
dorsal
toward the back or spine
10 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (Ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Away from the head end 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
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
13 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (Ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Away from the head end 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
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body;…
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
24 terms
Directional Terms - Human Anatomy
Sagittal Plane
Coronal
Transverse
Left
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower secti…
the patient/client's left side
Sagittal Plane
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
Coronal
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
28 terms
directional terms in Human anatomy
anterior
posterior
ventral
dorsal
toward the front of the body
toward the back of the body
toward the anterior side
toward the posterior side
anterior
toward the front of the body
posterior
toward the back of the body
Human Anatomy and Physiology - Directional terms
Superior ( Cranial or Cephalad )
Inferior ( caudal - towards the tail )
Ventral ( anterior )
Dorsal ( posterior )
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 front of the body; in front of ... eg. the bre…
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 - towards the tail )
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
23 terms
Directional terms in human anatomy
Ventral
Dorsal
Anterior
Posterior
Toward the front or belly
Toward the back or spine
Toward the central side
Toward the dorsal side
Ventral
Toward the front or belly
Dorsal
Toward the back or spine
17 terms
Directional Terms In Human Anatomy
Anterior
Posterior
Ventral
Dorsal
Toward the front of the body
Toward the back of the body
Toward the anterior side
Toward the posterior side
Anterior
Toward the front of the body
Posterior
Toward the back of the body
27 terms
Directional Terms - Human Anatomy
Sagittal Plane
Coronal
Transverse
Left
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower secti…
the patient/client's left side
Sagittal Plane
vertical field running through the body from front to back, d…
Coronal
vertical field running through the body from side to side, di…
10 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Anterior/Ventral
Posterior/Dorsal
Superior
Inferior
towards the front of the body (in front of) (the lips are ant…
towards the back of the body (behind) (the teeth are posterio…
above another body part/towards the top (the head is superior…
below another body part/towards the bottom (the neck is infer…
Anterior/Ventral
towards the front of the body (in front of) (the lips are ant…
Posterior/Dorsal
towards the back of the body (behind) (the teeth are posterio…
11 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Ventral
Dorsal
Upper part of body
Lower part of body
Front
Back
Superior
Upper part of body
Inferior
Lower part of body
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Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Anterior
Posterior
Deep
Superficial
Towards the front
Towards the back
Away from the surface
Close to the surface
Anterior
Towards the front
Posterior
Towards the back
13 terms
human anatomy directional terms
superior
inferior
anterior
posterior
above another part or towards the head or upper part of the s…
below another part or towards feet or lower part of structure
located toward the front
located towards the back
superior
above another part or towards the head or upper part of the s…
inferior
below another part or towards feet or lower part of structure
16 terms
Directional Terms - Human Anatomy
superior (cephalic/cranial)
inferior (caudal)
anterior
ventral
above, at a higher level (human - toward the head)
below, at a lower level (human - toward the feet)
the front, before
the belly side (equal to anterior when referring to human)
superior (cephalic/cranial)
above, at a higher level (human - toward the head)
inferior (caudal)
below, at a lower level (human - toward the feet)
21 terms
Directional Terms in Human Anatomy
Anterior
Posterior
Ventral
Dorsal
Towards the front of the body
Towards the back of the body
Towards the anterior side (different for humans)
Towards the posterior side (different for humans)
Anterior
Towards the front of the body
Posterior
Towards the back of the body
11 terms
Directional Terms- Human Anatomy
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Toward the head end or upper part of the body
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of the body
Toward or at the front of the body; in front of
Toward or at the back of the body; behind
Superior
Toward the head end or upper part of the body
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of the body
20 terms
Human Anatomy - Directional Terms
Superior
Cranial
Inferior
Rostral
Above or higher in position
Relating to the skull or head
Below or lower in position
Relating to the nose and mouth region; toward the face
Superior
Above or higher in position
Cranial
Relating to the skull or head
11 terms
Directional Terms Human Anatomy
Superior (Cranial or cephalad)
Inferior (caudal)
Ventral (anterior)
Dorsal (posterior)
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 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 end or toward the lower part of a structur…
9 terms
Human Anatomy Directional terms
Prone
Posterior/dorsal
Lateral
Cranial/superior
Facedown
More back than others
Further away from medial plane
Closer to head
Prone
Facedown
Posterior/dorsal
More back than others
10 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
superior (cranial)
inferior
anterior (ventral)
posterior (dorsal)
above; toward the head
below; farther from the head
Front of the body
Back of the body
superior (cranial)
above; toward the head
inferior
below; farther from the head
13 terms
Human Anatomy Terms (directional)
Anatomical Position
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
body is erect, feet together, palms face forward and the thum…
The part is above another or close to head (cranial)
the part is below another or towards the feet (caudal)
Towards the front.... ex: The eyes are anterior to the brain
Anatomical Position
body is erect, feet together, palms face forward and the thum…
Superior
The part is above another or close to head (cranial)
21 terms
Human Anatomy: Directional Terms
anterior
posterior
superior
inferior
a body part that is located towards the FRONT of the body
a body part that is located towards the BACK of the body
a body part that is located ABOVE another body part
a body part that is located BELOW another body part
anterior
a body part that is located towards the FRONT of the body
posterior
a body part that is located towards the BACK of the body
13 terms
Human anatomy directional terms
Cranial, superior, Rostral
Anterior or ventral
Medial
Lateral
Towards the head
Away from backbone, towards front of the body
Closest to the median (torso only)
Farther from the median (torso only)
Cranial, superior, Rostral
Towards the head
Anterior or ventral
Away from backbone, towards front of the body
16 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Cranial/Cephalic
Caudal
Ventral
Dorsal
Head end
Tail end
Belly side
the back side
Cranial/Cephalic
Head end
Caudal
Tail end
13 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the head
Away from the head
Front
Back
Superior
Toward the head
Inferior
Away from the head
10 terms
Human Anatomy: Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (ventral)
Posterior (dorsal)
Toward the head / upper body; above
Away from the head / toward the lower body; below
Toward the front of the body; in front of
Toward or at the backside of the body; behind
Superior
Toward the head / upper body; above
Inferior
Away from the head / toward the lower body; below
42 terms
Human Anatomy Directional Terms
Cephalic
Nasal
Oral
Cervical
Head
Nose
Mouth
Neck
Cephalic
Head
Nasal
Nose
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