HESI A&P Terminology

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HESI A&P Terminology
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2013-01-23 15:41:39
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HESI Anatomy physiology General terminology
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Review for A&P Terminology portion of the HESI exam
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  1. A cut along the median plane is a _______ section.
    Saggital (Left & Right)
  2. A cut along the coronal plane is a ________ section.
    Frontal (Front & Back)
  3. A cut along the transverse plane is a _______-section.
    Cross 

    *Transverse= Top & Bottom
  4. Anatomical Position
    Erect body, feet slightly apart, head held high, palms of hands facing forward
  5. Superior
    Above
  6. Inferior
    Bellow
  7. Anterior
    Facing forward
  8. Posterior
    Towards the back
  9. Medial 
    Towards the midline 
  10. Lateral
    Away from the midline
  11. Proximal
    Closer to point of attachment
  12. Distal
    Further away from the point of attachment
  13. Dorsal Cavity
    Cranial & Spinal Cavities
  14. Ventral Cavity
    • Orbits
    • Nasal Cavity
    • Oral Cavity
    • Thoracic Cavity
    • Abdominopelvic Cavity

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