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Medial?

Towards the Midline

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What is serous fluid and what is its purpose?

Fluid between viceral and parietal layers. Reduces frinction, acts as lubricant.

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what is an Oblique plane?

Divides body at an angle.

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What is the sagittal Plane?

Divides body into left and right parts?

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What is the Coronal/Frontal Plane?

Divides body into anterior and posterior parts.

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Prone?

On your belly

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Lateral?

Away from midline

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What is Anterior?

Closer to the front

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Anatomical landmarks upper body?

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Superficial?

On outside

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What is Parasagittal?

Unequal sagittal plane.

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What is the serous membranes? What are the two different kinds?

Continuous two-layered sack. 

1. Viceral Layer covers organs

2. Parietal layer lines body cavity

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Ventral

Belly side

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Posterior?

Closer to the back

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Inferior?

Closer to the feet

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What is Medsagittal or Median Sagittal planes?

Splitting somehting left and right inbetween sagittal planes (plane between your eye).

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Supine?

On your back

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What are the levels of structural organization of the body?

1. Chemical

2.Organelle

3. Cellular

4. Tissue

5. Organ

6. Organ System

7. Organism 

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Superior?

Closer to the head

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Deep?

On inside

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Transverse/Horizontal?axial Plane?

Divides body into superior and inferior parts (Top part of your body, bottom part).

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Distal?

Farther from point of attachment.

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Caudal?

Tail or rear end

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Cranial?

Head end

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Dorsal?

Back side

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Proximal?

Closer to point of attachment