Flashcards in Overview Of The Body test 1 Deck (24):
What is lateral ?
Away from the midline
What is medial?
Toward the midline
What is proximal ?
Close to the trunk
What is distal ?
Away from the trunk
What is anterior?
What is posterior?
What is ventral?
What is dorsal?
What is superior?
Toward the head
What is inferior?
Toward the feet
What is superficial?
Toward body surface
What is deep?
Inside the body mass
What is a sagiteal section?
Vertical cut separates right from left
What is a mid-sagiteal section?
Saggital section on midline
What is a frontal section ?
Vertical cut separates anterior from posterior
What is a transverse section(horizontal section)?
Horizontal cut separates superior from inferior
What is a diagonal cut called?
What is the anatomical position?
Assumed position of a viewed body standing facing the viewer. Toes forward, palms forward.
What is bi-lateral symmetry?
Left and right sides are mirror images
What is a tube in tube design ?
Gi tract is a tube from mouth to anus(inner tube) muscles and bones of torso are an outer tube hollow inside.
Which body cavity is the area inside the skull and vertebral column. CNS is here.
Dorsal body cavity
What are the two cavities of the ventral body cavity ?
Thoracic cavity and abdominal/pelvic cavity
Which body cavity is enclosed by the ribs, holds the heart and lungs. Diaphragm forms a floor.
Thoracic cavity (part of the ventral cavity?