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what is this?

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a probe: allows you to tear connective tissue and feel nerves/vessels before they are damaged

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tissue forceps: used to lift and hold vessels, nerves, and other structures 

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what is the purpose of the scalpel

used as a skinning tool

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hemostat: a powerful grasping tool Caution: crushes delicate tissue and cannot be repositioned quickly 

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dissect:

to cut apart 

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blunt dissection

to seperate structures with your fingers,  a probe, or scissors by tearing connective tissue

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sharp dissection 

to dissect using a scsalpel

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"clean"

to remove fat and connective tissue by means of blunt dissection 

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transect

to cut in two in the tranverse plane 

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reflect

to fold back from a cut edge 

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prone refers to...

face down

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supine refers to...

face up

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what are the two anatomical divisions of the body?

axial, and appendicular

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the axial division consists of...

head, neck, trunk

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what are the two major regions of the upper limb

arm and forearm

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what are the two major regions of the lower limb?

thigh and leg

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superior and inferior can also be called...

superior=cranial

inferior=caudal 

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the frontal plane (AKA____) divides the body into...

AKA coronal plane. cuts the body into anterior and posterior 

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the sagittal plane divides the body into... 

midsagittal vs. parasagittal?

midsaggital: equal left and right parts

parasagittal: unequal left and right parts 

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flexion

decreases an angle in a joint

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extension: 

increases an angle in a joint

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circumduction

moving a limp so it creates a cone in space. distal end moves in circle while proximal end is basically stationary

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inversion vs eversion

inversion: soul of foot turns inward

eversion: sould of foot faces laterally 

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opposition 

thumb and tips of other fingers touch 

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1, 2, 4, 5

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1. axillary vein

2. cephalic vein

4. Median cubital 

5. basilic vein 

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