Chapter 1 (Fill-In B) Lecture Notes.doc - 1 The Human Body An Orientation Part B Anatomical Position Standard anatomical body position BODY ERECT FEET

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1 The Human Body: An Orientation: Part B Anatomical Position Standard anatomical body position: BODY ERECT, FEET SLIGHTLY APART, PALMS FACING FORWARD WITH THUMBS POINTING AWAY FROM BODY Regional Terms Two major divisions of body: Axial Head, neck, and trunk Appendicular Limbs Regional terms designate specific areas Body Planes Plane: Flat surface along which body or structure is cut for anatomical study Body Planes SAGITTAL plane Divides body vertically into right and left parts Produces a sagittal section Midsagittal (median) plane Lies on midline Parasagittal plane Not on midline Body Planes FRONTAL (coronal) plane Divides body vertically into anterior and posterior parts TRANSVERSE (horizontal) plane Divides body horizontally into superior and inferior parts Produces a cross section OBLIQUE section Cuts made diagonally
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Anatomical Variability Over 90% of all anatomical structures match textbook
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  • Summer '16
  • Dr. James
  • Physiology, Anatomy, cranial cavity, thoracic cavity, Anatomical terms of location, Human body cavities, Pelvic cavity

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