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Stack #22362 Mrs. Kamienski

Sagittal lengthwise cut that divides body into left and right portions
Transverse Horizontal cut that divides body into superior and inferior portions
Frontal, Coronal divides body into anterior and posterior portions
Superior upper portion of body
Inferior lower portion of body
Anterior toward the front ( Ventral)
Posterior toward the back ( Dorsal)
Medial the imaginary midline dividing the body equally between left and right
Lateral toward the side with respect to the midline
Proximal term to describe a body part which is closer to the trunk of the body than another part
Distal term used to decribe a body part which is further away from the trunk than another part
Superficial means near the surface
Peripheral outward or near the surface
Deep parts which are more internal
Cross section a cut across an organ
Oblique section an angular cut of an organ
Longitudinal section lenthwise cut of an organ
Axial portion Head, neck and trunk
Appendicular portion arms and legs
Dorsal cavity cranial and spinal cavity
Ventral cavity thoracic and abdominal cavity
Anatomy form and arrangement of body parts
Physiology function of body parts
contralateral opposite side as
ipsilateral same side as
Created by: bkamienski