Lab 1 - Anat Ref and Axial Skeleton TERMS

Lab 1 - Anat Ref and Axial Skeleton TERMS - Anatomy and...

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Unformatted text preview: Anatomy and Physiology Lab PET3322C: Sections 03, 05, 06, 11 Nick Rich [email protected] Office Hours: BRF room 234 Monday 12:00pm-1:00pm Thursday 12:00pm-1:00pm Or by appointment Anatomical Position The Initial reference point when describing body parts and body positions An Anatomical Position is standing position with hands at sides and palms facing forward and thumbs pointing away from body. Directional Terms • Anterior: Toward or at the front of the body – Ex: The sternum is anterior to the spine • Posterior: Toward or at the back of the body – Ex: The lungs are posterior to the sternum Ventral and Dorsal • Used when talking about 4-legged creatures • Ventral: front, belly side same as anterior – Ex: “The naval is on the ventral surface of the trunk” • Dorsal: the back area same as posterior – Ex: The dorsal fin of a dolphin Cranial and Caudal • Cranial: the head region or top of body • Caudal: The tail region or lower body Inferior and Superior...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PET 3322L taught by Professor Rich during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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Lab 1 - Anat Ref and Axial Skeleton TERMS - Anatomy and...

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