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Flashcards in Direction Deck (14):
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Median Plane

Sagittarius Section

2

Coronal Plane

Frontal Section

3

Transverse plane

Cross-section

4

Body is erect, feet slightly apart, head held high, palms of hands facing forward

(What position is this?)

Anatomical Position

5

Superior

Above

6

Inferior

Below

7

Anterior

Facing forward

8

Posterior



Towards the back

9

Medial

Towards the midline

10

Lateral

Away from the midline or towards the sides

11

Proximal

Closer to the point of attachment

12

Distal

Farther away from the point of attachment

13

Cavity that includes the cranial and spinal cavities

Dorsal cavity

14

Cavity that includes the orbits, nasal, oral, thoracic, and abdominopelvic cavities.

Ventral cavity