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 nrich@neuro.fsu.edu 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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Lab 1 - Anat Ref and Axial Skeleton TERMS - Anatomy and...

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