head_neck chapter 1.txt

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head_neck chapter 1.txt
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h_n chapter 1 terms.
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  1. system of names of anatomical structures
    anatomical nomenclature
  2. body standing erect-arms at sides-palms and toes forward; eyes looking forward
    anatomical position
  3. front-in realtion to the whole body
    anterior
  4. back of an area
    posterior
  5. directed toward the anterior and is oposit the dorsal
    ventral
  6. toward the head-away form the feet
    superior
  7. away from the head-toward the feet
    inferior
  8. pointed end(tip) of a conical structure-such as nose or chin
    apex
  9. imaginary line dividing the body into right and left halves
    median plane
  10. plane parallel to the median plane
    sagittal plane
  11. dividing the body at the level into anterior and posterior portions
    frontal plane(aka...coronal plane)
  12. divides the body into superior and inferior planes-perpendicular to the median plane
    horizontal plane
  13. area closer to the median plane of the body
    medial
  14. farther from the median plane of the body
    lateral
  15. on the same side of the body
    ipsilateral
  16. on the opposite sides of the body
    contralateral
  17. toward the surface
    superficial
  18. away form the body surface
    deep
  19. inner side of the wall of a hollow structure
    internal
  20. outer side of the wall of a hollow structure
    external
  21. divides the body into right and left sides
    median planfarther from the median plane
  22. same side of the body
    ipsilateral
  23. toward the head
    superior
  24. inward-away form the body surface
    deep

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