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Thorax

Chest Region

1

Abdomen

 

(2)

Belly

Anterior abdominal wall

2

Trunk/Torso

Thorax + Abdomen

3

Dorsal Trunk

The back

4

Caput

Head

5

Pelvis

Area around hip bones

6

 What is housed in the Facial Part of the skull?

 

(4)

 

Houses mouth, pharynx, nasal cavity, & mastication (chewing)

7

What is housed in the Cranial Portion portion of the skull?

Houses the brain, etc.

8

Lower Extremities

 

(2)

Connects to trunk

Thigh -> Foot

9

Upper Extremity

 

(2)

Connects to trunk

Arms -> Hands

10

What are the six cavities of the body?

Cranial

Vertebral

Thoracic

Pericardial

Abdominal

Pelvic

11

What does the Cranial Cavity contain?

Brain

12

What does the Vertebral Cavity contain?

Spinal column

13

What does the Thoracic Cavity contain?

Lungs, etc.

14

What does the Pericardial Cavity contain?

Heart

15

What does the Abdominal Cavity contain?

Digestive System

16

What does the Pelvic Cavity contain?

Bladder

Reproductive Organs

17

Axial Skeleton

 

(3)

Head

Trunk

Spinal Column

18

Appendicular Skeleton

 

(2)

Upper limbs

Lower limbs

19

Neuraxis

 

(2)

Axial portion of the brain

Central nervous system

20

Coronal Plane

Splits front from back

21

Transverse Plane

At waist

Separates top (head) from bottom (feet)

22

Sagittal Plane

Splits right from left

23

Frontal Section

Divides body into front and back halves

24

Sagittal Section

Right and left cut

25

Midsagittal Section

The mid point between the right and left halves

26

What is another name for "Coronal Section"?

Frontal Section

27

What does the word "sagittal" mean?

Arrow-like

28

Anterior

Front

29

Ventral

 

(2)

Towards the belly

Anterior surface