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Relative Positions/Directional Terms/Body Sections
superior
inferior
anterior
posterior
the opposite of inferior; a body part is above another part o…
the opposite of superior; a body part is below another body p…
the opposite of posterior; toward the front
the opposite of anterior; toward the back
superior
the opposite of inferior; a body part is above another part o…
inferior
the opposite of superior; a body part is below another body p…
Relative position & Body planes
median plane
transverse plane
frontal plane
superior
means that a body part is above another
median plane
transverse plane
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Unit 1 Relative Position && Body Sections
anterior
bilateral
contralateral
deep
toward the front (ventral); eyes are anterior to brain
paired structures, one on each side (lungs)
structures on opposite side
describes more internal parts; dermis is deep layer of skin
anterior
toward the front (ventral); eyes are anterior to brain
bilateral
paired structures, one on each side (lungs)
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Ch.1 Relative Positions & Body Sections
superior
inferior
anterior
posterior
a body part that is above another part
a body part that is below another part
toward the front
toward the back
superior
a body part that is above another part
inferior
a body part that is below another part
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Chapter 1 and 29: (7,8) Use anatomical terms to describe body sections (planes); relative positions for both bipeds (humans) and quadrupeds (animals with four legs).
Saggital plane
Midsagittal (median) plane
Frontal (Cronal) plane
Transverse plane
A plane that runs longitudinally and divides the body into ri…
A plane that runs longitudinally and divides the body into ri…
Longitudinal plane that divides the body into anterior and po…
Horizontal plane that divides the body into superior and infe…
Saggital plane
A plane that runs longitudinally and divides the body into ri…
Midsagittal (median) plane
A plane that runs longitudinally and divides the body into ri…
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A&P Chapter 1.7 - Relative Positions and Planes
proximal
distal
lateral
medial
A body part closer to a point of attachment than another body…
A particular body part is farther from a point of attachment…
Toward the side with respect to the imaginary midline.
A body part is closer to the imaginary midline than another b…
proximal
A body part closer to a point of attachment than another body…
distal
A particular body part is farther from a point of attachment…
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Anatomical Positions, Body Planes, Directional Terms (Unit 1)
Anatomical Position
Coronal Plane
Sagittal Plane
Transervse Plane
Body is standing straight, facing forward, upper limbs at sid…
Divides body into front and back portions (Anterior-front, Po…
Divides body into left and right portions... -Mid-: equal right…
Divides body into top and bottom portions (superior-head; inf…
Anatomical Position
Body is standing straight, facing forward, upper limbs at sid…
Coronal Plane
Divides body into front and back portions (Anterior-front, Po…
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Ch. 1: Directional Terms in the body: Relative Positions
medial
lateral
posterior (dorsal)
anterior (ventral)
the body part that is closer to the midline than another
toward the side, away from the midline
toward the back
toward the front
medial
the body part that is closer to the midline than another
lateral
toward the side, away from the midline
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Terms of direction/body planes
medial
lateral
inferior
superior
Toward the midline
Away from the midline
Below, Lower on the body, farther from the head
Above, Higher on the body, nearer to the head
medial
Toward the midline
lateral
Away from the midline
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Anatomy & Physiology - Ch. 1 Relative Positions & Body Sections
superior
inferior
anterior
posterior
a body part is above another body part or is closer to the head
a body part is below another body part or is toward the feet
also means ventral; towards the front of the body
also means dorsal; towards the back of the body
superior
a body part is above another body part or is closer to the head
inferior
a body part is below another body part or is toward the feet
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Properly use the terms that describe relative positions, body sections, and body regions.
Anatomical Position
Frontal Plane (Coronal Plane)
Transverse Plane (Horizontal Plane)
Sagittal Plane (Median or Midsagittal…
The body is erect with feet slightly apart and palms facing f…
Lie vertically and divide the body into anterior and posterio…
Runs horizontally from right to left, dividing the body into…
A vertical plane that divides the body into right and left pa…
Anatomical Position
The body is erect with feet slightly apart and palms facing f…
Frontal Plane (Coronal Plane)
Lie vertically and divide the body into anterior and posterio…
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relative positions
superior
inferior
anterior (or ventral)
posterior (or dorsal)
means that a body parts is above another part
means that a body part is below another part
means toward the front
means towards the back
superior
means that a body parts is above another part
inferior
means that a body part is below another part
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Introduction to Anatomical Positions, Directional Terminology, Movements and Postures
Anatomy
Physiology
Pathology
Anatomical Position
Study of the body's structure and how the parts are organized
Study of the function of the body
Study of diseases of the body
Body erect... Facing forward... Arms at sides... Palms and feet are po…
Anatomy
Study of the body's structure and how the parts are organized
Physiology
Study of the function of the body
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Relative directional terms
Anatomy
Physiology
Supinated position
Superior
the science of body structures and the relationship between t…
the science of body function
palms facing forward in the anatomical position
describing a part that is above another part
Anatomy
the science of body structures and the relationship between t…
Physiology
the science of body function
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Ch 1 - Structural and Directional Terms
Anatomy
Physiology
Diseases
Pathology
study of the structure of an organisms, and relationships of…
Study of the functions of living organisms and their parts
Results from abnormalities of body structure or function that…
Study of disease, comes from Greek word pathos for disease
Anatomy
study of the structure of an organisms, and relationships of…
Physiology
Study of the functions of living organisms and their parts
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Biology 2 relative positions
superior
inferior
anterior
posterior
means that a body part is above another part
means that a body part is below another part
means a body part is toward the front compared to another
means a body part is toward the back compared to another
superior
means that a body part is above another part
inferior
means that a body part is below another part
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Directional Terms and Body Planes
Superior (cranial)
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 back of the body; behind
Superior (cranial)
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…
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Directional terms
Lateral
Superior
Medial
Distal
Towards side of body
Describes body part above another part. Closer to head
Towards center of body
Describes position on limb further from point of attachment
Lateral
Towards side of body
Superior
Describes body part above another part. Closer to head
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Chapter 1: Directional Terms
directional terms
superior
inferior
anterior
words used to describe the position of one body part relative…
toward the head, or upper part of a structure
away from the head, or the lower part of a structure
nearer to or at the front of the body
directional terms
words used to describe the position of one body part relative…
superior
toward the head, or upper part of a structure
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Parts of Speech Review 1
Noun
Adjective
Pronoun
Verb
A word that names a person, place, thing, or an idea.
A word that describes a noun or a pronoun.
A word that is used in the place of a noun.
A word that shows action or links a subject to another word i…
Noun
A word that names a person, place, thing, or an idea.
Adjective
A word that describes a noun or a pronoun.
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Directional Terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Cranial or cephalic
Inferior
Words that describe the position of one body part relative to…
Above or higher in position; towards the head. (The heart is…
Relating to the skull or head; towards the head.
Below or lower in position; toward the feet. (The stomach is…
Directional Terms
Words that describe the position of one body part relative to…
Superior
Above or higher in position; towards the head. (The heart is…
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Directional & Movement Terms
Anatomical Position
Body Planes
Sagittal Plane
Horizontal Plane
Describes body standing in the standard position (straight, f…
Imaginary vertical and horizontal lines used to divide body i…
Vertical plane that divides body into equal left and right ha…
a plane that divides body into superior [upper] and inferior…
Anatomical Position
Describes body standing in the standard position (straight, f…
Body Planes
Imaginary vertical and horizontal lines used to divide body i…
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Relative Positions / Directional Terms
Superior/Cephalic/Cranial
Inferior/Caudal
Anterior/Ventral
Posterior/Dorsal
a body part is above another part or is closer to the head
a body part is below another part or is closer to the feet
toward the front (of the body)
opposite of anterior; toward the back (of the body)
Superior/Cephalic/Cranial
a body part is above another part or is closer to the head
Inferior/Caudal
a body part is below another part or is closer to the feet
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Medical Terminology Lesson 1.3 Basic Terms Used to Describe Disease Conditions
Sign
Symptom
Syndrome
Diagnosis
Objective evidence (can be measured) of a disease. Ex: fever
Subjective evidence (only measured by patient) of a disease E…
A set of signs and symptoms that appear together as a part of…
Identification of a disease
Sign
Objective evidence (can be measured) of a disease. Ex: fever
Symptom
Subjective evidence (only measured by patient) of a disease E…
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Anatomy chapter 1 structure and function of the body
Anatomy
Physiology
Anatomical position
Body planes or sections identified by…
Anatomy and physiology are closely related concepts that are…
physiology involves the study of the functions of individual…
The position with the body erect with the arms at the sides a…
There are three basic reference planes used in anatomy: the s…
Anatomy
Anatomy and physiology are closely related concepts that are…
Physiology
physiology involves the study of the functions of individual…
Anatomy Ch. 1 Relative Position Terms
superior
anterior
posterior
medial
a body part is above another part or is closer to the head
(ventral) means toward the front
(dorsal) means toward the back
refers to an imaginary midline dividing the body into equal r…
superior
a body part is above another part or is closer to the head
anterior
(ventral) means toward the front
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relative position terms
superior
inferior
anterior(or ventral)
posterior(or dorsal)
a part above another part, or closer to the head.
a part below another part or toward the feet.
Toward the front.
the opposite of anterior. it means toward the back.
superior
a part above another part, or closer to the head.
inferior
a part below another part or toward the feet.
chpt 1 - intro to the human body
anatomy
physiology
pathophysiology
homeostasis
branch of science that studies the structure of the body. com…
branch of science that describes how the body functions.
branch of science that describes the consequences of the impr…
term meaning "staying the same" refers to the body's ability…
anatomy
branch of science that studies the structure of the body. com…
physiology
branch of science that describes how the body functions.
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Relative Position Terms & Body Sections
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Means that a body part is above another part
Means that a body part is below another body part
Means toward the front (ventral)
Means toward the back (dorsal)
Superior
Means that a body part is above another part
Inferior
Means that a body part is below another body part
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"What are the terms used to describe body sections, regions, and relative positions?" Notes
Anatomical Position
Supine
Prone
Lateral
Hands at sides, palms foward
Lying down, face up
Lying down, face down
Side view; away from the midline of body
Anatomical Position
Hands at sides, palms foward
Supine
Lying down, face up
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Basic Terminology,Anatomical position, Body planes and Sections, Body Cavities ad Regions, Directional terms and Levels of organization- Study guide A&P test 1
anatomy
physiology
*When studying the structure of an org…
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is the study of the structure of the body parts and how they…
is the study of the body part's functions and specialized jobs
What are the specific examples to show the interrelationship…
How many systems make up the human body
anatomy
is the study of the structure of the body parts and how they…
physiology
is the study of the body part's functions and specialized jobs
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Relative Position Terms, Body Sections, and Regions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
means a part is above another part, or closer to the head
means a part is below another part, or toward the feet
means toward the front
is the opposite of anterior; it means toward the back
Superior
means a part is above another part, or closer to the head
Inferior
means a part is below another part, or toward the feet
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Chapter 1 Terms: Relative positions of anatomical structures, Body sections, and Body regions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
A part above another part.
A part below another part.
Towards the front.
Towards the back.
Superior
A part above another part.
Inferior
A part below another part.
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Directional terms
Anterior (or ventral)
Posterior (or dorsal)
Superior (or cranial)
Inferior (or caudal)
Describes the front or direction toward the front of the body…
Describes the back or direction toward the back of the body.…
describes a position above or higher than another part of the…
describes a position below or lower than another part of the…
Anterior (or ventral)
Describes the front or direction toward the front of the body…
Posterior (or dorsal)
Describes the back or direction toward the back of the body.…
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Directional Terms
anatomical position
anterior
deep
distal
standard reference position used for describing locations and…
describes the front or direction toward the front of the body…
describes a position farther from the surface of the body
describes a position farther from the point of attachment or…
anatomical position
standard reference position used for describing locations and…
anterior
describes the front or direction toward the front of the body…
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HS A & P: Body Planes, Cavities, and Directions Vocab
anatomical position
transverse plane
frontal plane
midsagittal plane
The body is upright and facing forward, with the arms at the…
Horizontal plane; divides the body into a top half and a bott…
Vertical plane; divides the body into front and back sections
Vertical plane; divides the body into equal right and left ha…
anatomical position
The body is upright and facing forward, with the arms at the…
transverse plane
Horizontal plane; divides the body into a top half and a bott…
Anatomy and Physiology
Abdominal Cavity
Abdominopelvic Cavity
Anatomical Position
Anatomy
The largest hallow body cavity in humans and many animals, an…
Division of the anterior (ventral) cavity that houses the abd…
A standard reference position used for describing location an…
Science that studies the form and composition of the the body…
Abdominal Cavity
The largest hallow body cavity in humans and many animals, an…
Abdominopelvic Cavity
Division of the anterior (ventral) cavity that houses the abd…
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Foundations of Geography Ch. 1
geography
hemisphere
Relative Location
latitude
the study of earth, its people and their impact on the enviro…
a half of Earth
Where a place is in relation to another place. Uses direction…
A lattitude line is like steps on a ladder climbing up and do…
geography
the study of earth, its people and their impact on the enviro…
hemisphere
a half of Earth
Anatomical Terminology
Anatomical Position
Midline
Transverse Plane (Horizontal)
coronal (Frontal)
To stand erect with arms at the sides and palms of the hands…
an imaginary line drawn down the center of the body, dividing…
body section; cut divides body into superior & inferior porti…
body section; divides body into anterior and posterior
Anatomical Position
To stand erect with arms at the sides and palms of the hands…
Midline
an imaginary line drawn down the center of the body, dividing…
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Chapter 1 Directional Terms
Directional Terms
superior
Inferior
Anterior (ventral)
words that describe the position of one body part relative to…
Toward the head, or the upper part of a structure
Away from the head, or the lower part of a structure
Nearer to or at the front of the body
Directional Terms
words that describe the position of one body part relative to…
superior
Toward the head, or the upper part of a structure
71 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Relative positions of anatomical structures, Body sections, and Body regions
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
A part above another part.
A part below another part.
Towards the front.
Towards the back.
Superior
A part above another part.
Inferior
A part below another part.
17 terms
1.5 Body Orientation and Direction
- Standing erect... - Feet together... - H…
Cephalad
Caudal
Ventral
Describe the anatomical position
What is another term used for superior?
What is another term used for inferior?
What is another term used for anterior?
- Standing erect... - Feet together... - H…
Describe the anatomical position
Cephalad
What is another term used for superior?
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SS - Foundations of Geography Ch. 1
geography
hemisphere
Relative Location
latitude
the study of earth, its people and their impact on the enviro…
a half of Earth
Where a place is in relation to another place. Uses direction…
A lattitude line is like steps on a ladder climbing up and do…
geography
the study of earth, its people and their impact on the enviro…
hemisphere
a half of Earth
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The Language of Anatomy and Physiology: Anatomic Position/sections &planes/ directions/ regions/ body cavitites
anatomists
anatomic position
section and plane
section
use a specific position of the body as a point of common refe…
upright stance... *feet parallel and flat on the floor ... *upper l…
used to examine internal anatomy and describe relative positi…
slice or cut to expose internal anatomy
anatomists
use a specific position of the body as a point of common refe…
anatomic position
upright stance... *feet parallel and flat on the floor ... *upper l…
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1.01 Structural Organization Key Terms
Anatomical position
Directional terms
Anterior
Posterior
the body is facing forward, standing erect, feet parallel, ho…
refer to location of a structure or the relative position of…
on the front of the body
on the back of the body
Anatomical position
the body is facing forward, standing erect, feet parallel, ho…
Directional terms
refer to location of a structure or the relative position of…
23 terms
Geography
continent
ocean
equator
lines of latitude
1 of 7 very large areas of land on Earth
large body of water
0 degrees lattitude
map lines used to locate places north & south of the equator…
continent
1 of 7 very large areas of land on Earth
ocean
large body of water
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Relative Terms - Anatomy
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Describes a position above or higher than another part of the…
Describes a position below or lower than another part of the…
Describes the front or direction toward the front of the body
Describes the back or direction toward the back of the body
Superior
Describes a position above or higher than another part of the…
Inferior
Describes a position below or lower than another part of the…
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Body Orientation and Direction; Body Planes and Sections; and Body Cavities
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
Back
Superior
Above... This term refers to placement of a structure along the…
Inferior
Below... This term refers to placement of a structure along the…
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Chapter 1 Section 5 Basic Anatomical Terminology
anatomical position
prone
supine
head... skull... face
standard position of reference... subject stands erect facing th…
a body lying face down
body lying face up
region of the body that consists of the skull and face... --- en…
anatomical position
standard position of reference... subject stands erect facing th…
prone
a body lying face down
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