Anatomic Position Vocabulary

Anatomic Position Vocabulary - Spinal cavity Ventral cavity...

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Anatomical (Anatomic) Position: Planes, Directions, Cavities, Positions, Movements, and Descriptors Body Planes : Coronal (Frontal) plane Transverse (Horizontal) plane Midsagittal (Median) plane Sagittal (Parasagittal) plane Body Directions : Superior (Cranial, Cephalad) Inferior (Caudal) Anterior (Ventral) Posterior (Dorsal) Medial Lateral Proximal Distal Body Cavities : Dorsal cavity : Cranial cavity
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Unformatted text preview: Spinal cavity Ventral cavity : Thoracic cavity Mediastinum Abdominal cavity Pelvic cavity Abdominopelvic cavity Body Positions : Supine Prone Erect Lateral Oblique Movements : Flexion/Extension/Hyperextension Plantarflexion/Dorsiflexion Abduction/Adduction Rotation Circumduction Other anatomical descriptors : Superficial Deep Parietal Visceral Pericardial Pleural Spinal...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course BIO 11 taught by Professor Bruceheyer during the Fall '08 term at DeAnza College.

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