7Body Planes Midsagittal – separates into equal right and left portions Midline of the bodyParasigittal – separates into unequal right and left portions
8Body PlanesFrontal – parallel to axis that separates body into anterior and posteriorTransverse – Separates the body into superior and inferior portionsOblique – separates the body into diagonal portions
9Body Cavities Dorsal cavity – contains central nervous system Cranial cavity – brain and spinal cordVentral cavity – contains respiratory, cardiac, digestive, urinary, and reproductive organsThoracic cavity – within rib cage, floor is diaphragm (contains lungs and heart)Abdominopelvic cavity – occupies much of lower front torso (contains stomach, liver, spleen, kidneys, most of intestine, urinary bladder, most of reproductive system)
10Lab Safety During dissection: WEAR GOGGLES AND GLOVES AT ALL TIMES!! Wear closed toes shoesHair tied backClothing is not hanging or loose (bring a t-shirt to throw over clothes)To maintain a clean station, have one person in group be the reader and recorder while the other dissects the frog
11Cleaning Up Make sure your lab area is cleaned before leaving class To maintain freshness of your frog, wet a paper towel and wrap the frog in it, place the wrapped frog into a zip lock bag for the next dayRinse off all dissecting tools and DRY THEMPut all tools away and then remove gloves and gogglesWash your hands!