DH 1330 head and neck anatomy

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DH 1330 head and neck anatomy
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2014-08-22 18:39:23
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  1. Anatomic Nomenclature
    System of names of anatomic structures
  2. Anatomic Position
    Position in which the body is erect, with arms at the sides, palms and toes directed forward, and eyes looking forward
  3. Anterior
    front of an area of the body
  4. Apex
    Pointed end of a conical structure
  5. Contralateral
    structure on the opposite side of the body
  6. Deep
    structure located inwards, away from the body surface
  7. Distal
    Area that is farther away from the median plane of the body
  8. Dorsal
    back of an area of the body
  9. External
    outer side of the wall of a hollow structure
  10. Frontal plane
    plane created by an imaginary line that divides the body at any level into anterior and posterior parts
  11. frontal section
    section of the body through any frontal plane
  12. Horizontal plane
    plane created by an imaginary line that divides the body at any level into superior and inferior parts
  13. inferior
    area that faces away from the head and toward the feet of the body
  14. Ipsilateral
    structure on the same side of the body
  15. lateral
    area that is farther away from the median plan of the body or structure
  16. Medial
    area that is closer to the median plane of the body or structure
  17. median
    structure at the median plane
  18. median plane
    plane created by an imaginary line that divides the body into right and left halves
  19. midsagittal Section
    section of the body through the median plane
  20. posterior
    back of an area of the body
  21. proximal
    area closer to the median plane
  22. sagittal plane
    any plane of the body created by an imaginary plane parallel with the median plane
  23. superficial
    structure located towards the surface of the body
  24. superior
    area that faces toward the head of the body, away from the feet
  25. transverse section
    section of the body through any horizontal plane
  26. ventral
    front of an area of the body

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