A & P Chapter 1
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A & P Chapter 1
body landmarks, cavities, and systems
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs.
point of shoulder.
anterior surface of elbow.
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle.
lateral part of leg
area where thigh meets body trunk; groin
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
heel of foot
area of back between ribs and hips, the loin
posterior surface of head or base of skull.
posterior surface of elbow
posterior knee area
area between hips
shoulder blade region
the posterior surface of leg; the calf
area of spinal column
sole of the foot
body is erect with the feet parallel and the arms hanging at the sides with the palms facing forward. (all body parts facing forward)
toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body: above.
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below.
Toward or at the front of the body; in the front of.
Toward or at the backside of the body; behind.
toward or at the midline of the body, on the inner side of.
away from the midline of the body, on the outer side of.
close to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk.
farther from the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk.
toward or at the body surface.
away from the body surface, more internal
refers to a body lying horizontally with the face downward.
refers to a body lying with face upward.
bending; the movement that decreases the angle of a joint.
movement that increases the angle of a joint; eg. straightening a flexed knee.
past being straight
up and down movement that includes lifting the foot so that its superior surface approaches the shin. standing on your heels.
moving the superior surface of the foot away from the shin. stepping on gas pedal
moving a limb away from the body.
moving a limb toward the body.
moving shoulders up
moving shoulders down.
sole of foot in
sole of foot out
thumb and forefinger together
thumb and forefinger away
forearm rotates laterally, palm faces anteriorly, radius and ulna are parallel
forearm rotates medially, palm faces posteriorly, radius and ulna cross forming an X