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Rostral

Toward/near the nose (Head only!)

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Applied anatomy

Practical application of anatomy as it relates to disease processes or surgical procedures

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Topographic anatomy

Anatomy of one part of the body in relation to another

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Study of tissue structures with an electron microscope

Ultrastructural anatomy

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Gross anatomy

Study of structures visible to the unaided eye

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Lateral rotation of an appendage such that the palmar or plantar surface faces MEDIALLY

Supination

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Study of structures visible to the unaided eye

Gross anatomy

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Microscopic anatomy

Study of tissue structures with a microscope

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Dorsal

Toward the back; on the limbs, upper or front surface (opposite the footpads)

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Away from/farther from median plane

Lateral

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Ultrastructural anatomy

Study of tissue structures with an electron microscope

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Toward/near the head; on limbs, proximal to carpus and tarsus

Cranial

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Plantar

Hindpaw, surface contacting the ground

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Off center, but parallel to median plane

Sagittal Plane

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Medial rotation of an appendage from the supine position such that the palmar or plantar surface faces ventrally

Pronation

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Anatomy of one part of the body in relation to another

Topographic anatomy

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Dorsal Plane

Divides body into dorsal and ventral

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Palmar

Forepaw, surface contacting the ground

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Supination

Lateral rotation of an appendage such that the palmar or plantar surface faces MEDIALLY

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Toward the back; on the limbs, upper or front surface (opposite the footpads)

Dorsal

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Pronation

Medial rotation of an appendage from the supine position such that the palmar or plantar surface faces ventrally

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Abaxial

Away from the axis

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Toward the belly; does not apply to limbs

Ventral

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Hindpaw, surface contacting the ground

Plantar

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Sagittal Plane

Off center, but parallel to median plane

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Toward or near medial plane

Medial

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Lateral

Away from/farther from median plane

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Study of tissue structures with a microscope

Microscopic anatomy

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Toward/near the tail; on limbs, applies proximal to carpus and tarsus

Caudal

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Ventral

Toward the belly; does not apply to limbs

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Median Plane

Longitudinally divides the body into EQUAL left and right halves

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Forepaw, surface contacting the ground

Palmar

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Longitudinally divides the body into EQUAL left and right halves

Median Plane

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Plane at a right angle to the long axis of a structure

Transverse Plane

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Away from the axis

Abaxial

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Medial

Toward or near medial plane

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Divides body into dorsal and ventral

Dorsal Plane

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Cranial

Toward/near the head; on limbs, proximal to carpus and tarsus

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Axial

Pertaining to or relative to the axis

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Toward/near the nose (Head only!)

Rostral

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Pertaining to or relative to the axis

Axial

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Caudal

Toward/near the tail; on limbs, applies proximal to carpus and tarsus

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Transverse Plane

Plane at a right angle to the long axis of a structure

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Practical application of anatomy as it relates to disease processes or surgical procedures

Applied anatomy