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Movement of a body part away from the midline.
Movement of a body part toward the midline
The universal position of the human body from which all body positions are described. In this position, the subject stands facing the observer, with the arms at the side and palms facing forward.
The study of the structure and parts of an organism.
Toward the front of the body.
Toward the feet
Related to or toward the head
Located away from the trunk of the body and toward the free end of an extremity
Located posteriorly on the body relative to the coronal plane
Return of a joint from a flexed position to an Anatomic position
Rotating an extremity at it's joint away from the midline
Moving an extremity at it's joint closer to the trunk
Seated position with the upper body straight up or erect
The plane parallel to the anterior surface of the body
The study of body parts that are visible to the naked eye, such as bones, muscles, and organs
The maintenance of s stable internal physiologic environment
Extension of a body part to a maximum level or past the position of normal extension.
Flexion of a body part to a maximum level or past the point of normal flexion
Toward the feet or one structure that is situated lower than another
Rotating an extremity medially toward the midline.
Farther from the median plane; lying or extending away from the midline of a body part
Closer to the median plane
An imaginary longitudinal line that divides the human body into left and right parts; also called the midsagittal plane or the midline
The study of tissue structure and/or cellular structure or organization, often visible only through a microscope
An imaginary line drawn through the midpoint of the axilla to the waist that is parallel to the midline
An imaginary line drawn through the midpoint of the clavicle that is parallel to the midline
An imaginary line drawn through the center of the body
The study of body functions of a living organism in an abnormal state.
The study of the body functions of the living organism
Imaginary surfaces used as references to identify parts of the body
Situated toward the back of the body
When the palm faces downward
Lying face down
Located nearer to at toward the trunk of the body
Range of Motion (ROM)
The arc of movement of an extremity at a joint in a particular direction.
Placing a patient on the side to allow the easy drainage of fluids from the mouth; also called the left lateral recumbent position
Any position in which the patient is lying down or leaning back
Study of anatomy associated with a particular body region; also called topographic anatomy
A vertical plane that is parallel to the midline and divides the body into unequal left and right parts
Situated toward the head or one structure that is situated higher than another
Lying face up
Study of anatomy associated with a particular organ system
Study of anatomy associated with a particular body region; also called regional anatomy
A cross-horizontal sectioning that divides the body into the upper and lower parts
Placing a patient supine with the legs elevated approximately 12" and head down
Pertaining to the front of a part, organ, or structure