Anatomy 1

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Anatomy 1
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2011-08-24 15:43:38
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intro anatomical terminology.
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  1. superior
    • above, head end
    • humans
  2. inferior
    • below, rear end
    • humans
  3. cranial
    • head end
    • humans and animals
  4. caudial
    • tail end
    • humans and animals
  5. anterior
    toward the front
  6. posterior
    toward the back
  7. dorsal
    • (posterior) front
    • animals
  8. ventral
    • (interior) back
    • animals
  9. medial
    away from the midline
  10. lateral
    toward the midline
  11. central
    toward the midpoint
  12. peripheral
    away from midpoint
  13. superficial
    (peripheral) away from midpoint
  14. deep
    • (central)
    • toward the midpoint
  15. proximal
    closer to attachment point
  16. distal
    further from the attachment point
  17. Transverse
    body divided up&down
  18. midsagittal
    equal right&left sides
  19. parasagittal
    unequal right&left sides
  20. coronal
    divide body front&back
  21. oblique
    slantted cut
  22. anatomical position
    body upright, facing forward, palms and toes facing forward
  23. Dorsal body cavities
    cranial and spinal cavities
  24. ventral body cavities
    thorasic and abdominopeliv cavities
  25. cranial cavity
    brain
  26. spinal cavity
    spinal CORD
  27. thorasic cavity
    heart, lungs, esophagus, trachea, thymus, pleuara membrane, paricardium
  28. abdomial cavity
    s&l intestine, pancreas, spleen, liver, stomach, gallbladder
  29. pelvic
    reproductive organs, r&l intestine, urinary bladder

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