Flashcards in Anatomy Deck (123)
Face up body position.
Face down body position
Sitting up with knees bent.
Supine with feet raised 6 to 12 inches higher than the head
Lying on side.
Structure that connects bones to one another.
Structure that connects bone to muscle.
Cushion between bones, found in joints.
Opening at the base of the skull.
part of the cranium.
The first 7 vertebrae.
The 12 vertebrae that attach to the ribs.
The 5 lowest non-fused vertebrae.
Five sacral vertebrae fused together, joined to the pelvis.
The last 4 vertebrae, fused together to form the tailbone.
The upper section of the sternum.
Narrow, cartilaginous tip at the bottom of the sternum
Superficial landmarks of the body
Position when patient standing facing you, arms to the side and palms open forward
There are three planes to the body
Frontal (coronal) plane
Transverse (horizontal) plane
Front and back of the body
Top and bottom of the body
Left and right of the body
Left and right-equal halves of the body
The front surface of the body
The back surface of the body
Closest to the head