Terms

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Terms
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2010-07-04 00:11:01
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Anatomical,Directional and Regional Terms
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  1. Anterior(Ventral)
    Toward the front
  2. Posterior (dorsal)
    Toward the back
  3. Superior
    Toward the head
  4. Inferior
    Toward the midline of the body
  5. Lateral
    Away from the midline of the body
  6. Proximal
    Toward the attached end of the limb, origin of the structure, or midline of the body.
  7. Distal
    Away from the attached end of the limb, origin of the structure , or midline of the body
  8. Superficial
    External; located close to or on the body surface
  9. Deep
    Internal; located further beneath the body surface than the superficial structures
  10. Cervical
    Regional term referring to the neck
  11. Thoracic
    Regional term referring to the portion of body between the neck and abdomen; also known as the chest (thorax)
  12. Lumbar
    Regional term referring to the portion of the back between the abdomen and the pelvis
  13. Plantar
    The sole or bottom of the foot
  14. Dorsal
    The top surface of the foot and hands
  15. palmar
    The anterior or ventral surfaces of the hands
  16. Body Planes
  17. Sagittal Plane
    A longitudinal (imaginary) line that divides the body or any of its parts into right and left sections
  18. Frontal Plane
    A longitudinal (imaginary) line that divides the body or any of its parts into right and left sections
  19. Transverse Plane
    Also known as the horizontal plane; an imaginary line that divides the body or any of its parts into superior and inferior sections
  20. RMR
    Resting Metabolic Rate

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