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Flashcards in Planes and Surfaces Deck (8)
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1
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Sagittal

A

Vertical - divides left and right

2
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Parasagittal

A

Uneven sagittal planes parallel to the midsagittal

3
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Midsagittal

A

Plane that runs down the midline

4
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Coronal

A

Vertical - divides anterior(ventral) and posterior(dorsal)

5
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Transverse

A

Horizontal - divides superior and inferior

6
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Palmar

A

The palm of the hand

7
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Dorsum

A

The posterior surface of the hand/foot (e.g. back of hand and top of foot)

8
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Plantar

A

The underside of the foot