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Anatomical Terms

Anatomical Terms - Term Definition Anterior Located at or...

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Term: Anterior Definition: Located at or towards the front of the body Term: Importance of structure and functions of the human body Definition: To help understand why different things happen and the reason care and assistance is provided in a particular way Term: Anatomy Definition: the study of the bodys structure Term: Physiology Definition: The study of the bodys function Term: Anatomical position Definition: Body erect, arms at the side and palms turned forward
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Term: Cranial Definition: Near the head Term: Deep Definition: Stance from the surface of the body Term: Distal Definition: E part farthest from the center of the body Term: Inferior Definition: Towards the lower aspect Term: Lateral Definition: Located nearest to the sides of the body
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Term: Medial Definition: Located nearest to the midline of the body Term: Peripheral Definition: Away from the center of the body Term: Posterior Definition: Located at or towards the back of the body Term: Proximal Definition: The part nearest the center of the body Term: superficial Definition: Near the surface of the body
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Term: Superior Definition: Towards the head Term: Body Cavity Definition: Provides housing and protection for vital organs Term: Abdominal cavity
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