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dorsal and ventral body cavities
the brain, head, skull, neck
: pertaining to the skull
: pertaining to the neck; there are seven cervical vertabrae in the neck region. C1-C7
the chest, collar bone
: pertaining to the chest
: there are twelve thoracic vertabrae and each bone is joined to a rib. T1-T12
posterior, back of the spine, back
: pertaining to the back or behind
: pertaining to the back
anterior ventral, front of the spine, front
: pertaining to the front
: pertaining to the front of the body
spinal, spine, lower back
: pertaining to the vertebrae
: loin (waist region) between the ribs there are five lumbar vertabrae. L1-L5
Ex:peri=surrounding or around
: pertaining to the abdomen
: five bones are fused together to make one bone
: coccygeal= pertaining to the coccyx
: pertaining to the pelvis
: the tailbone is a small bone composed of four fused pieces.
away from the surface
: the stab wound penetrated
into the abdomen.
on the surface
veins can be viewed through the skin.
near the top, close to an attachment
end of the upper arm bone (humerous) joins with the shoulder bone.
far from the top, far from an attachment
: at its
end the humerus joins with the lower arm bones at the elbow.