Bio 223: Language of anatomy

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  1. What is the anatomical position?
    • The standard position- 
    • upright
    • facing forward 
    • feet together 
    • arms at sides
    • palms facing forward
  2. Superior?
    Up or above
  3. inferior?
    Down or below
  4. cranial?
    Up or above
  5. caudal?
    Tail
  6. anterior?
    Front
  7. posterior?
    Back
  8. ventral?
    Belly
  9. dorsal?
    Back
  10. ipsilateral?
    On the same side of the body
  11. contralateral?
    On the opposite side of the body
  12. distal?
    • (Only for limbs) 
    • further away from attachment point
  13. proximal?
    • (Only for limbs)
    • closer to attachment point
  14. medial?
    Midline
  15. lateral?
    Away from midline
  16. Left?
    The left of the subjects view
  17. right?
    The right of the subjects view
  18. deep?
    Deep
  19. superficial?
    Closer to the surface
  20. Cervical?
    Neck
  21. axillary?
    Armpit
  22. brachial?
    Arm (upper, bicep)
  23. carpal?
    Wrist
  24. palmar?
    Palm
  25. cubital?
    Elbow
  26. antebrachial?
    Forearm (lower arm)
  27. patellar?
    Knee
  28. pectoral?
    chest/pects
  29. umbilical?
    Belly button
  30. inguinal?
    Groin
  31. femoral?
    Thigh (think femor bone)
  32. popliteal?
    Hollow on back of knee
  33. calcaneal?
    Heel
  34. vertebral?
    The spinal column on back
  35. lumbar?
    Lower part of back
  36. gluteal?
    Buttocks
  37. plantar?
    Sole of foot
  38. coxal?
    Hip (front)
  39. Crural?
    Lower part of leg (under knee)
  40. tarsal?
    The ankle
  41. acromial?
    Shoulder (front)
  42. frontal plane?
    • Frontal plane or
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  43. Sagittal plane?
    • Sagittal plane
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  44. transverse plane?
    • Transverse plane
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  45. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I?
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    • Answer:
    • A- right hypochondriac
    • B- Epigastric
    • C- Left hypochondriac
    • D- right lumbar
    • E- umbilical
    • F- left lumbar
    • G- right inguinal
    • H- hypogastric
    • I- left inguinal
  46. Label each quadrant?
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  47. Mesenteries function?
    fused peritoneum
  48. pericardium function?
    Covers the heart
  49. visceral function?
    Inner membrane, covers the organ directly
  50. parietal function?
    Outer membrane
  51. peritoneum function?
    covers the abdominopelvic cavity
  52. pleura function?
    covers the lungs
  53. name the membrane that lines the organs in the abdominal cavity.
    Mesenteries or visceral pentoneum
  54. name the membrane that lines the inside of the cavity that houses the lungs.
    Pleura
  55. identify the cavities: 
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