medical lesson 2

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wendychina09
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medical lesson 2
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2010-12-22 00:17:14
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direction terms, planes, regions, and Quadrants
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  1. ant
    • anterior
    • pertain to the front
  2. AP
    • anteroposterior
    • pertaining to the front and to the back
  3. inf
    • inferior
    • pertaining to below
  4. lat
    lateral
  5. med
    medial
  6. post
    posterior
  7. PA
    posteroanterior
  8. sup
    superior
  9. vertical field passing through the body from side to side, dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
    frontal or coronal plane
  10. vertical field running through the body from front to back, dividing the body into right and left sides
    sagittal plane
  11. horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower portions
    Transverse plane
  12. around the navel
    umbilical region
  13. directly above the umbilical region
    epigastric region
  14. directly below the umbilical region
    hypogastic region
  15. to the right and left of the epigastric region.
    hypochondriac regions
  16. to the right and left of the umbilical region
    lumbar regions
  17. to the right and left ofthe hypogastric region
    iliac regions

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