Planes and Sections of the body
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- Runs along the long axis of the body. It extends laterally (from side to side)
- Also called the coronal plane.
transverse plane lies at right angles to the long axis of the body (head to foot) dividing the body into superior (upper - above the waste) and Anterior (lower - below the waste) sections
Also runs along the long axis of the body and divides the body into left and right halves
a cut that passes along the body’s mid-line that divides the body into left and right halves
left lower (from belly button)
left upper (from belly button)
right lower (from belly button)
right upper (from belly button)
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