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Planes: Body Cavties


(also known as the frontal plane) is any vertical plane that divides the body into ventral and dorsal (belly and back) sections. Coronal
the median vertical longitudinal plane that divides a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left halves—called also median plane. Midsagittal
(also called the horizontal plane, axial plane, or transaxial plane) is an imaginary plane that divides the body into superior and inferior parts. Transverse
situated on or toward the upper side of the body, equivalent to the back, or posterior, in humans Dorsal
of or relating to the venter or belly; abdominal. Ventral
of or relating to the cranium or skull. Cranial
of or relating to the thorax. Thoracic
is a body cavity that consists of the abdominal cavity and the pelvic cavity. It contains the stomach, liver, pancreas, spleen, gallbladder, kidneys, and most of the small and large intestines. Also contains the urinat baller and inter reproductive organs Abdominopelvic
of or relating to a vertebra or the vertebrae; spinal. Vertebral
is the body space between the thorax (chest) and pelvis. Abdominal
of or relating to the pelvis. Pelvic
a muscular, membranous or ligamentous wall separating two cavities or limiting a cavity. Diaphram
higher in place or position; situated above another. toward the head. Superior
lower in place or position; situated beneath another. toward the feet. Inferior
situated away from the point of origin or attachment, as of a limb or bone; terminal. Distal
situated in the middle, in particular. Medial
The three views lateral,posterior, anterior
of, at, toward, or from the side or sides. lateral
pertaining to or toward the back plane of the body, equivalent to the dorsal surface of quadrupeds. posterior
ertaining to or toward the front plane of the body, equivalent to the ventral surface of quadrupeds. anterior
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