Flashcards in Relationships Deck (18):
The position described as standing erect, facing forward, with arms at the sides straight with palms facing forward and fingers and toes extended.
Means closer to the axial body. Towards the trunk
This term is used for the appendicular body only
Means farther from the axial body. Away from the trunk
This term are used for the appendicular body only
Means closer towards the surface of the body.
means farther from the surface of the body: (more internal) structure or farther away from the surface than another structure. These terms can be used for the entire body. ( axial and appendicular)
Which perspective are you viewing the body
Means (away from the head). These terms are usually used for axial body
Toward the ground or tailbone
Laying in a horizontal position with the face down
Laying in a horizontal position with the face up
Close to the midline of the body
Towards the front of the body
Towards the back of the body
(These terms are usually used for the axial body)
Means above (towards the head)
The terms radial and ulnar can be used for the forearm and hand in place of the terms lateral and medial.
Terms can be used for the leg and sometimes the foot: in place of the terms medial and lateral
Can be used for the foot with the dorsal being the top of foot and plantar being the under surface
Means toward the head
(This term is used for the axial body only)