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Face up body position.

Supine

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Face down body position

Prone

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Fowler's Position

Sitting up with knees bent.

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Trendelenburg's Position

Supine with feet raised 6 to 12 inches higher than the head

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Lying on side.

Recovery Position

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Structure that connects bones to one another.

Ligament

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Structure that connects bone to muscle.

Tendon

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Cushion between bones, found in joints.

Cartilage

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The skull.

Cranium

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Opening at the base of the skull.

Foramen Magnum

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part of the cranium.

Occiput Posterior

11

Eye socket.

Orbit

12

The first 7 vertebrae.

Cervical Spine

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The 12 vertebrae that attach to the ribs.

Thoracic Spine

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The 5 lowest non-fused vertebrae.

Lumbar Spine

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Five sacral vertebrae fused together, joined to the pelvis.

Sacrum

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The last 4 vertebrae, fused together to form the tailbone.

Coccyx

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The upper section of the sternum.

Manubrium

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Narrow, cartilaginous tip at the bottom of the sternum

Xiphoid Process

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Superficial landmarks of the body

Topographic

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Position when patient standing facing you, arms to the side and palms open forward

Anatomic position

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There are three planes to the body

Frontal (coronal) plane
Transverse (horizontal) plane
Sagittal plane

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Front and back of the body

Frontal (coronal)

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Top and bottom of the body

Transverse (horizontal)

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Left and right of the body

Sagittal

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Left and right-equal halves of the body

Midsagittal (midline)

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The front surface of the body

Anterior(ventral)

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The back surface of the body

Posterior (dorsal)

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Closest to the head

Superior

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Closest to the feet

Inferior