anatterms sohp soton - Circumduction occurs when the distal...

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Terminology Used in  Anatomy Applies to Active Movements
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Planes Planes Horizontal Saggital Coronal (frontal)
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Axes Axes 1. Horizontal axis  (transverse) 2. Antero-posterior axis 3. Longitudinal (vertical)  4. also of the limb
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Movement Terminology Movements occur in   saggital plane about a  transverse (horizontal)  axis - usually Flexion approximation of 2 ventral  surfaces Extension approximation of 2 dorsal  surfaces
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Rotation movement around a  longitudinal axis rotation of the spine of a limb
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Movement Terminology movement away from or towards the mid line, usually  in the frontal plane and about an AP axis Carpo-metacarpal joints of the thumb and glenohumeral  joints are exceptions digit
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Movement Terminology
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Unformatted text preview: Circumduction occurs when the distal end of a long bone circumscribes the base of a cone does not involve rotation about a longitudinal axis Elevation term used to describe the lifting upwards of a limb Movement Terminology Protraction & Retraction and Depression & Elevation of the head, jaw and shoulder girdle Supination & Pronation of the forearm Opposition of the thumb and 5th digit Inversion & Eversion of the foot Movement Weirdness Ankle movements Dorsi flexion (extension) Plantar flexion (flexion) Thumb movements Thumb is at right angles to the fingers Limb bud rotates during embryonic life so twisting the lower limb Represented by dermatomal distribution and movement terminology...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course ANATOMY kp23 taught by Professor Ross during the Spring '10 term at Limkokwing University of Creative Technology.

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