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Anatomy

Cutting open

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Physiology

Function and movement

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Gross anatomy

Macroscopic

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Histology

Microscopic

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Chemical level

Atoms make complex shapes

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Cellular level

Smallest living units of body

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Tissue level

Groups f Lloyd cells

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Organs

Group of tissue

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Organism

Group of organs

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Supine position

Lying face up in anatomical position

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Prone position

Lying face down in anatomical position

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Anatomical position

Hands at the sides with palms facing forward, feet together

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Anterior view

Front view

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Lateral view

Side view

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Anterior and ventral

Front view

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Posterior and dorsal

Back

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Proximal

Close to core of body.

Ex. Wrist is proximal wrt fingers

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Distal

Not close to core

Ex. Foot is distal to hip

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Ipsilateral

Situated on same side of body

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Contra lateral

Situated on different side of body

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Frontal/coronal plane

Anatomical position but body cut in half to have front and back portions

Coronal- think of how a crown sits on your head

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Sagittal plane

Cuts body into right and left portions

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Mid sagittal

Through midline of body

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Para sagittal

Parallels mid sagittal plane but does not pass along midline. Not middle

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Transverse, horizontal, or axial plane

Cut horizontally

Ex. Cut at waist