Anatomy terms

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Anatomy terms
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2011-08-28 21:10:09
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  1. anatomical position
    standing facing forward, head level, hands at side with palms out,feet flat on floor facing forward.
  2. prone position
    laying face down
  3. supine position
    laying face up
  4. superior
    cephalic
  5. inferior
    caudal
  6. anterior
    ventral
  7. posterior
    dorsal
  8. cephalic
    head
  9. occipital
    back of head
  10. oral
    mouth
  11. cervical
    neck
  12. brachial
    arm
  13. antebrachial
    forearm
  14. digital/phalangeal
    fingers
  15. umbilical
    navel
  16. dorsum
    tops of feet
  17. lumbar
    lower back
  18. femoral
    thigh
  19. crural
    leg
  20. calcaneal
    heel
  21. frontal
    forehead
  22. otic
    ear
  23. buccal
  24. axillary
    armpit
  25. antecubital
    inside of elbow
  26. carpal
    wrist
  27. sternal
    breastbone
  28. c
  29. coxal
    hip
  30. vertebral
    vertebrae
  31. gluteal
    butt cheek
  32. patellar
    knee cap
  33. sural
    calf
  34. plantar
    bottom of foot
  35. orbital
    eye
  36. nasal
    nose
  37. mental
    chin
  38. acromial
    point of shoulder
  39. olecranal
    back of elbow
  40. palmar
    palm
  41. mammary
    breast
  42. inguinal
    groin
  43. dorsal
    back
  44. perineal
    between anus and genitals
  45. popliteal
    back of knee
  46. fibular/peroneal
    side of leg
  47. tarsal
    ankle
  48. sagittal plane
    devides the body into left and right
  49. midsagittal plane
    devides into two equal parts
  50. parasagittal plane
    devides into two unequal parts
  51. frontal/cronal plane
    devides the body into anterior and posterior parts
  52. transverse/horizontal plane
    divides the body into superior and inferior parts
  53. oblique plane
    a plane that isnt like the other planes

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