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1 Quiz at the end of the powerpoint For those who have not taken it yet Anatomical TermsQuiz at the end of the powerpointFor those who have not taken it yet
2 The Anatomical Position The standard reference position:1.3
3 Anatomical PositionThis is a reference position that allows for the use of consistent directional terminology.All descriptions of location are made from within anatomical position.Subject is facing forward with palms forward, thumbs facing to the sides.
8 The Extremities have a different set of terms The arm is DISTALTO THE TRUNK or MIDLINE OF THE BODYThe upper arm is PROXIMAL
9 The eyes are SUPERIOR to the mouth. The mouth is INFERIOR to the eyes.
10 The gluteus maximus is POSTERIOR to the umbilicus. BACKFRONTCORONALPLANEThe gluteus maximus is POSTERIOR to the umbilicus.The umbilicus is ANTERIOR to the gluteus maximus.IN FRONT OFIN BACK OFAlso called VENTRALAlso called DORSAL
11 Directional TermsSuperior and inferior – toward and away from the head, respectivelyAnterior and posterior – toward the front and back of the bodyMedial, lateral, toward the midline, away from the midline,Proximal and distal – closer to and farther from the origin of the bodySuperficial and deep – toward and away from the body surface
17 Body PlanesSagittal and medial – divides the body into right and left partsMidsagittal – sagittal plane that lies on the midlineFrontal or coronal – divides the body into anterior and posterior partsTransverse or horizontal (cross section) – divides the body into superior and inferior parts