Anatomical Orientation and Terminology

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  1. brachial
    arm Image Upload 1
  2. antecubital
    region in front of elbowImage Upload 2
  3. cubital (olecranon)
    Image Upload 3elbow
  4. antebrachial
    forearm Image Upload 4
  5. carpal
    wrist Image Upload 5
  6. manuel
    handImage Upload 6
  7. palmar
    palm of hand Image Upload 7
  8. pollex
    thumb Image Upload 8
  9. digital
    finger
  10. femoral
    femur/thighImage Upload 9
  11. patellar
    kneecapImage Upload 10
  12. popliteal
    back of knee Image Upload 11
  13. crural
    leg/thigh Image Upload 12
  14. sural
    calfImage Upload 13
  15. pedal
    foot Image Upload 14
  16. tarsal
    small bones between main part of hind limb and metatarsus Image Upload 15
  17. hallux
    big toe Image Upload 16
  18. caleaneal
    heel Image Upload 17
  19. plantar
    sole of foot Image Upload 18
  20. diaphragm muscle
    Image Upload 19 sheet of internal muscle that extends arcoss bottom of rib cage (expands to allow lungs to stretch when inhaling)
  21. thoracic cavity
    contains lungs and heart Image Upload 20
  22. abdominopelvic cavityImage Upload 21
    contains liver, stomach, spleen, and intestines
  23. midsagittal (medial sagittal) plane
    divides body into equal left/right sidesImage Upload 22
  24. parasagittal plane
    divides body into unequal right/left regions Image Upload 23
  25. fontal (coronal) plane
    divides body into anterior (belly) and posterior (back)Image Upload 24
  26. transverse (horizontal) plane
    divides body into superior and inferior parts Image Upload 25
  27. superior
    above Image Upload 26
  28. inferior
    below Image Upload 27
  29. cranial
    head Image Upload 28
  30. caudal
    butt Image Upload 29
  31. anterior
    bellyside Image Upload 30
  32. posterior
    back Image Upload 31
  33. ventral
    underside of animal or plant Image Upload 32
  34. dorsal
    upperside or back of animal Image Upload 33
  35. proximal
    close to trunk Image Upload 34
  36. distal
    further away fom trunk Image Upload 35
  37. medial
    middle Image Upload 36
  38. lateral
    sides Image Upload 37
  39. superficial
    suface (skin) Image Upload 38
  40. deep
    inside Image Upload 39
  41. axial
    main part of body (head, neck, torso) Image Upload 40
  42. appendicular
    of or relating to limbs (arms and legs) Image Upload 41
  43. gluteal
    buttock Image Upload 42
  44. lumbar
    relating to the lower part of the back Image Upload 43
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Anatomical Orientation and Terminology
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2012-08-23 00:53:16
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