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Complete Course Lecture Notes - Anatomical planes and...

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Anatomical planes and sections Anatomical planes are imaginary flat surfaces that pass through the body. The coronal plane coronal plane separates the body into front and back halves. The sagittal plane separates the body into left and right halves. The transverse plane separates the body into superior and inferior halves
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Anatomical planes and sections Coronal Plane or Frontal Plane Sagittal Plane or Lateral Plane Axial Plane or Transverse Plane
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Anatomical Terms/ Direction Medial Toward the midline of the body Lateral Away from the midline of the body Proximal Toward a reference point (extremity) Distal Away from a reference point (extremity) Inferior Lower or below Superior Upper or above Cephalad or Cranial Head Caudal or Caudad Tail, tail end Anterior Toward the front Posterior Toward the back Dorsal Posterior Ventral Anterior
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Anatomical Terminology Relative position Superior – Inferior Anterior (ventral) – Posterior (dorsal) Medial – Lateral Ipsilateral, contralateral Proximal – Distal Superficial (peripheral – Deep)
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