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VMED 5123 Terminology
VMED 5123 Terminology Exam 1
near the rear
near the front
long and round
behind the knee
back of neck
diamond, trapezoid shaped
the central line of the body or any of its parts
of, pertaining to, or relative to the axis. In reference to the digits, the functional axis of the limb passes between the 3rd and 4th digits.
plamar/plantar pairs with what term?
__________=fibular and is used interchangeably when discussing muscles and nerves
on the corresponding sides of the leg (crus), the __________ side being medial and the __________ side being lateral.
Tibial or Fibular; tibial;fibular
on that side of the forearm in which the ulna is located
on that side of the forearm (antebrachium) in which the radium is located
away from the main mass or origin; in the limbs and tail, the free end. (toward the paw)
relatively near the main mass or origin; in the limbs and tail, the attached end. (toward the belly)
the study of abnormal development
the study of the development of an individual from zygote to adult
the study of the development of an individual from fertilized oocyte to birth
deviation of normal. Relates to disease.
the study of structures with an electron microscope
the study of structures too small to be seen without a light microscope
application of anatomy to diagnosis and treatment of pathological conditions
anatomy of one part in relation to other parts of the body
study of structures that can be dissected and observed with the unaided eye
that branch of knowledge concerned with the structure of the animal body and the relation of its parts. All aspects deal with form and function of body tissue.
ana + temein
Greek; meaning "to cut up"
the origin of a word and the historical development of its meaning
pertaining to or situated on the opposite side
pertaining to or situated on the same sid
pertaining to the mouth
away from the mouth
bottom surface of the forepaw
bottom surface of the hindpaw
situated on or near the surface
farther away from the point of origin (situated farther away from the surface)
pertaining to or deriving from an axis
situated away from an axis
pertaining to the maxilla
emanating from or pertaining to the mandible
situated towards the midline
farther away from the median plane
towards the backbone
towards the belly surface
towards the rostrum or beak
situated above or directed upward
situated below or directed downward
situated or directed toward the front
directed toward or situated at the back/rear
towards the head
towards the tail
sections the trunk or other part parallel to the dorsal surface
planes situated at right angles to the long axis of the body
beside the midplane.
plane of section parallel to the median plane of the body
the medial plane
perpendicular line that divides an area into two equal right and left sides
the action of bending or condition of being bent. The bending of a limb or joint so that angle formed is reduced.
the movement of one bone upon another such that the angle formed at their joint is increased.
extension beyond 180 degrees
the movement of a part
from the median plane
=absent or away
the movement of a part
the median plane
"add 2 things together"
the movement of a part when outlining the surface of a cone (eg., the arm extended drawing a circle)
the movement of a part around its long axis. the direction of its long axis is designated by the direction of movement of its cranial or dorsal surface.
lateral rotation of the appendages so that the palmer/plantar surface of the paw faces medially
carry a cup of "soup"
medial rotation of the appendages from the supine postition so that the palmar/plantar surface will face the substrate
the arm region between the shoulder and elbow
the forearm region (between the elbow and carpus)
(antechambers are rooms in front of rooms; radius/ulna are in front of the humerus)
leg region (between the stifle and tarsus;tibia and fibula, does not include pelvic limb)