Card Set Information
directional terms body
terms of anotomical position
Toward the head, top, or above
away from head, bottom, or below.
toward the midline.
away from the midline.
closer to the point of origin or attachment.
further away from the point of origin or attchment.
toward the front.
toward the back.
same side of midline.
opposite side of midline.
means toward the surface.
towards the core. *most organs inside cavities are covered with a double-layered membrane.
is the surface closest to the cavity wall. *Most organs inside cavities are covered with a double-layered membrane.
surface closest to the organ inside the cavity. *Most organs inside cavities are covered with a double-layered membrane.
dividing medial from lateral.
Midsagittal- divides the body into two equal, mirror-image halves.
Parasagittal- Parallel to sagittal, but not through the midline.
dividing superior from inferior.
dividing anterior from posterior. (dorsal from ventral)