Towards the Midline
What is serous fluid and what is its purpose?
Fluid between viceral and parietal layers. Reduces frinction, acts as lubricant.
what is an Oblique plane?
Divides body at an angle.
What is the sagittal Plane?
Divides body into left and right parts?
What is the Coronal/Frontal Plane?
Divides body into anterior and posterior parts.
On your belly
Away from midline
What is Anterior?
Closer to the front
Anatomical landmarks upper body?
What is Parasagittal?
Unequal sagittal plane.
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
Closer to the back
Closer to the feet
What is Medsagittal or Median Sagittal planes?
Splitting somehting left and right inbetween sagittal planes (plane between your eye).
On your back
What are the levels of structural organization of the body?
6. Organ System
Closer to the head
Divides body into superior and inferior parts (Top part of your body, bottom part).
Farther from point of attachment.
Tail or rear end
Closer to point of attachment