Exercise 1.3

  1. Superior
    above
  2. Inferior
    below
  3. Anterior
    Front
  4. Posterior
    back
  5. Medial
    toward the midline
  6. Lateral
    away from the midline or median plane
  7. Cranial (Cephalad)
    toward the head
  8. Caudal
    toward the tail
  9. Dorsal
    backside
  10. Ventral
    belly side
  11. Proximal
    nearer to the trunk or attached end
  12. Distal
    farther from the trnk or point of attached end
  13. Superficial
    • external
    • toward or at the body surface
  14. Deep
    • internal
    • away from the body surface
  15. Saggital Plane
    runs longitudinally and divides left and right.
  16. Frontal/Coronal
    • Longitudinal plane
    • divides body/organ from front(anterior) to back(posterior)
  17. Transverse Plane
    runs horizontally dividing the body into superior(up) and inferior(down) parts.
Author
Jsaludo
ID
171394
Card Set
Exercise 1.3
Description
Body Regions
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