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- medial : closer to midline - lateral : further from midline - intermediate : between 2 structures (includes 3 items; all other terms generally 2) - proximal : nearer to trunk of body, origin or point of attachment (usually limbs) - distal : further from trunk of body, origin or point of attachment (usually limbs) - superficial : toward or at surface of body - deep : away from surface of body Planes of the body : - sagittal plane: vertical plane that divides body or organ into left & right parts o midsagittal plane (median plane): divides into equal left & right parts o parasagittal plane : divides into unequal left & right parts - frontal (coronal) plane : divides body or organ into anterior & posterior parts - transverse plane: divides body or organ into superior & inferior parts - oblique plane: passes through body or organ at angle between transverse plane & sagittal or frontal plane
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Unformatted text preview: Section : flat surface of a 3D structure; often travels through defined plane Know the location of each of the following. Also know the subdivisions where appropriate (for example: the pleural cavity is within the thoracic cavity, which in turn is within the ventral body cavity). Dorsal Body Cavity- Cranial cavity- Vertebral or Spinal cavity Ventral Body Cavity- Thoracic cavity o Pleural cavity o Mediastinum o Pericardial cavity- Abdominopelvic cavity o Abdominal cavity o Pelvic cavity Abdominopelvic Regions- right hypochondriac region; epigastric region; left hypochondriac region- right lumbar region; umbilical region; left lumbar region- right iliac (inguinal) region; hypogastric region; left iliac (inguinal) region Abdominopelvic Quadrants- right upper quadrant; left upper quadrant- right lower quadrant; left lower quadrant...
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