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What is moving in a circle at a joint?
What is decreasing the angle between two bones, or bending a body part?
What is moving a body part toward the midline?
Body parts close to the point of reference are called
What is the horizontal plane that divides the body into a top half and a bottom half?
What cavity is one long, continuous cavity located on the back of the body?
Turning of a bone on its own axis
Frontal or Coronal Plane
What plane divides the body into a front section and a back section?
What are imaginary lines drawn through the body at various parts to seperate the body into sections?
What is an inflammation of the abdominal peritoneal cavity?
What cavity contains the nose structures?
What cavity contains the eyes?
Body parts distant from the point of reference are called
What is the directional term relating body parts located near the head?
Body parts close to the midline or plane are called
Midsagittal or Median Plane
What plane divides the body into equal right and left sides?
Ventral or Anterior
Body parts in front of the frontal plan are called
Dorsal or Posterior
Body parts on the back of the body are called
Body parts away from the midline are called
What is the directional term relating body parts located near the sacral region of the spinal column?
What is the term to refer body parts below other parts?
What cavity is located in the chest and contains the esophagus, trachea, bronchi, lungs, heart, and large blood vessels?
What are the spaces within the body that contain vital organs?
The abdominal region that is near the large bones of the spinal cord is called?
Upper Abdominal Cavity
What part of the abdominal pelvic cavity contains the stomache, small intestine, most of the large intestine, appendix, liver,
gallblader, pancrease and spleen?
The abdominal region that is below the stomache is called?
What is the term to refer body parts above other parts?
The abdominal region that is near the umbilicus is called?
What cavity are for the teeth and tongue?
The abdominal region that is below the ribs is called?
What is an abnormal accumulation of clear or milky serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity?
What is increasing the angle between two bones or straightening a body part?