Flashcards in Anatomy - Directional Terminology Deck (24):
Laying face down
Lying on right/left side
The sagittal plane is also known as?
Which term is given to the plane which runs vertically through the middle of the body, producing right and left sides?
The midclavicular plane is also known as?
Which directional plane divides the body into top and bottom sections?
What is another term used to describe the frontal plane?
Coronal or ventral
Which directional term is given to movement away from the body?
Which directional term is given to movement towards the body?
What type of dislocation occurs in an abducted movement?
What type of dislocation occurs in an adducted movement?
Which directional term is given to describe being near the head?
Which directional term is given to describe being closer to tail?
What is included in the appendicular region of the body?
What is included in the axial region of the body?
Head, Neck, Thorax, Abdomen
What are the major cavities of the body?
Cranium and Spine
Which cavity of the body is divided into two portions by the mediastinum?
Which cavity in the body contains to plural cavities and a pericardial cavity?
What do the pleural cavities contain?
The serous membrane that comes in contact with an organ is _______.
The serous membrane that comes in contact with a cavity is _______
Which cavity in the body is separated by an imaginary line drawn between the symphysis pubis and the sacral promontory?
Which organs are classified as retroperitoneal organs?
Portions of colon