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HKIN 190 Anatomy & Physiology I Introductory Lab: Terminology
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Anatomical Position
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allows accurate transmission of informa0on allows terms to be used in diFerent contexts while retaining their meaning provides a framework for descrip0ve nomenclature of anatomical structures * eg: medial char0ng! Anatomical Terminology
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Terms of Direction medial toward the midline of the body lateral away from the midline of the body ipsilateral pertaining to or situated on the same side of the body contralateral pertaining to or situated on the opposite side of the body proximal closer to the trunk distal further from the trunk superficial toward the surface of the body deep away from the surface of the body con$nued… Directional Terminology
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Slide 4 of 19 Terms of Direction anterior situated before or at the front of posterior situated behind or at the rear of superior closer to the head inferior farther away from the head ventral toward the abdomen (equivalent to anterior in humans in the anatomical position; to inferior in quadrupeds) dorsal toward the back (equivalent to posterior in humans in the anatomical position; to superior in quadrupeds) cephalic situated closer to the head caudal situated closer to the tail (equivalent to inferior in humans in the anatomical position) rostral situated closer to the beak or snout Directional Terminology
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