Card Set Information
directional names planes body cavities
Closer to the head of the body.
Further away from the head of the body.
Anterior (also known as Ventral)
Towards the front of the body (Face side).
Posterior (also known as Dorsal)
Towards the back of the body (derriere).
Closer to the mid-line of the body (bellybutton).
Further away from the mid-line of the body.
On the same side of the body.
On the opposite side of the body.
Closer to the trunk (torso) of the body. Refers to the extremities.
Further away from the trunk of the body. Refers to the extremities.
Closer to the surface of the body.
Farther away from the surface of the body.
Superial (older term).
Inferior (older term).
Vertical plane that divides the body into a left/right side (doesn't mean sides are equal).
Right down the middle - exactly.
Unequal (division of) left and right sides.
Vertical plane that divides anterior/posterior.
Horizontal plane that divides superior/inferior.
An angle plane - unspecific.
Created by our skull bones; contains the brain.
Created by our spinal column; contains the spinal cord.
Created by rib cage and diaphragm; contains the lungs, heart, thymus, esophagus, and trachea.
Created by diaphragm (goes to approximately top of hip bones); contains kidneys, liver, gallbladder, large and small intestines.
General area- between hips; contains reproductive organs (ovaries, uterus, bladder).
Central portion of the thoracic cavity; contains heart, thymus, esophagus, and trachea.
Found on either side of the mediastinum; contain the lungs.
Subsection of the Mediastinum; contains only the heart.
Fill in the Abdominopelvic Quadrants.