Anatomy Introduction

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  1. divides body into right and left half
    Median or Sagital plane Image Upload
  2. divides body into front and back 
    coronal or frontal plane Image Upload
  3. divides the body to upper and lower portions
    Horizontal or transverse plane Image Upload
  4. a line through the center of a body head to feet
    vertical or Longitudinal AxisImage Upload
  5. a line across the center of the body (arm to arm )
    Horizontal or transverse axisImage Upload
  6. axis from front to back
    Anteroposterior axis Image Upload
  7. face forward, palm forward
    Anatomical Position
  8. towards the head
    Cranial
  9. towards the buttocks
    Caudal
  10. toward the center of the body
    Central
  11. toward the surface of the body
    Peripheral
  12. toward the back
    Posterior/Dorsal
  13. toward the ront/abdoman
    Anterior/Ventral
  14. Inside the bony or hollow cavity or organ
    Internal
  15. Outside the boney or hollow cavity or organ
    External
  16. Nearness to, or remoteness from
    Superficial/Deep
  17. inward or outward bulgings
    Invagination/ Evagination
  18. The same or opposite sides
    Ipsilateral/ Contralateral 
  19. The movement takes place on a transverse axis and is a movement that a joint decreases its angle
    Flexion Image Upload
  20. takes place about a transverse axis and is a movement in which a joint increases its angle
    Extension Image Upload
  21. takes place on a anteroposterior axis when an arm is taken sideways away from the body 
    AbductionImage Upload
  22. takes place on a anteroposterior axis when an arm is returned to its position along the body 
    AdductionImage Upload
  23. Movement that takes place about a longitudinal axis 
    Rotation
  24. the movement of the lateral border of the foot is lifted up 
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  25. when the medial border of the foot is lifter up 
    inversion Image Upload
  26. when hand is abducted and adducted from the anatomical position 
    Radial/Ulna deviation Image Upload
  27. at the ankle joint the movement of extension and flexion 
    Dorsi and Planter flexion Image Upload
  28. when the fore arm rotates on its longitudinal axis so the elbow is flexed to a right  palm up and palm down 
    Supination/ Pronation Image Upload

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Palmer2012
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175329
Filename:
Anatomy Introduction
Updated:
2012-10-03 22:17:18
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Intro Anatomy Dr He
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intro terms for Dr. He Anatomy
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