ANSC%20222%20Lec2.General%20Terminology

ANSC%20222%20Lec2.General%20Terminology - General...

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General Terminology: Positional and Directional Terms ANSC 222: Anatomy and Physiology TA: Aaron Maki 364 ASL amaki2@illinois.edu
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Outline Introduction Anatomical position 3 planes of orientation Relative location terminology Body cavities Self-quiz (not graded)
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It helps you have a conversation with other animal scientists, veterinarians and scientists Lesion location, mechanism of action It will help you manage animals in meaningful ways on farms Recognize disease states more easily Obtain blood or other tissue samples
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Anatomical Position Feet/hooves on ground, looking forward All terms reference this position Animal may move, terms stay consistent
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Planes: Frontal/Dorsal Cuts animal horizontally into upper and lower halves Dorsal-toward the back (“a shark’s dorsal fin”) Ventral-toward the belly (“vent for belly gas”)
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Planes: Median/Sagittal Median (“middle”)- cut in half symmetrically
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