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Bio 201 chapt 1 - UNIT 1 The Human Body: An Orientation The...

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UNIT 1 The Human Body: An Orientation The Language of Anatomy (7th edition)
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ANATOMICAL POSITION 1. stand up with your feet and eyes facing forward 2. position your palms facing forward (anterior) such that your thumbs point away from your body (lateral) 3. you are now standing in anatomical position ! all DIRECTIONAL TERMS are based on the body being in anatomical position (7th edition) http://www.flickr.com/photos/10261641@N07/1433341602/
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REGIONAL TERMS AXIAL region - includes head, neck, thoracic (chest), abdominal, and pelvic regions APPENDICULAR region - appendages or extremities (arms and legs) smaller regions - anatomical name vs. common name (fig. 1.7); in the figure the anatomical name is shown along with the common name in parentheses; example: find Femoral (thigh) in the figure in your book; you will be asked to learn many of these names when you complete your lab activities for this unit. (You only need to learn the examples that are in your lab exercises to prepare for the Unit 1 Exam; do not try to learn all of the names in fig. 1.7!) thoracic abdominal pelvic (7th edition)
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