what is this?
a probe: allows you to tear connective tissue and feel nerves/vessels before they are damaged
tissue forceps: used to lift and hold vessels, nerves, and other structures
what is the purpose of the scalpel
used as a skinning tool
hemostat: a powerful grasping tool Caution: crushes delicate tissue and cannot be repositioned quickly
to cut apart
to seperate structures with your fingers, a probe, or scissors by tearing connective tissue
to dissect using a scsalpel
to remove fat and connective tissue by means of blunt dissection
to cut in two in the tranverse plane
to fold back from a cut edge
prone refers to...
supine refers to...
what are the two anatomical divisions of the body?
axial, and appendicular
the axial division consists of...
head, neck, trunk
what are the two major regions of the upper limb
arm and forearm
what are the two major regions of the lower limb?
thigh and leg
superior and inferior can also be called...
the frontal plane (AKA____) divides the body into...
AKA coronal plane. cuts the body into anterior and posterior
the sagittal plane divides the body into...
midsagittal vs. parasagittal?
midsaggital: equal left and right parts
parasagittal: unequal left and right parts
decreases an angle in a joint
increases an angle in a joint
moving a limp so it creates a cone in space. distal end moves in circle while proximal end is basically stationary
inversion vs eversion
inversion: soul of foot turns inward
eversion: sould of foot faces laterally
thumb and tips of other fingers touch
1, 2, 4, 5
1. axillary vein
2. cephalic vein
4. Median cubital
5. basilic vein