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Atlas A General Orientation to Human Anatomy Anatomical position Planes of section Directional term Regions of the body Body cavities and membranes Organ systems Visual survey of the body illustrations
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Anatomical Position Person stands erect Feet flat on floor Arms at sides Standard frame of reference for anatomical descriptions & dissection
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Forearm Positions Supine palms face forwards or upwards Prone palms face rearward or downward radius & ulna are crossed
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Anatomical Planes Planes are imaginary flat surfaces passing through the body sections are anatomical views if body is cut on a plane Sagittal plane divides body into right and left halves Frontal (coronal) plane divides Transverse (horizontal) plane divides the body into upper & lower portions
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Sagittal and Parasagittal Planes Sagittal plane divides
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course BSC 1085 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '09 term at Broward College.

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