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Body Planes and direction

What are the 3 main body planes? Coronal, Sagittal, Transverse
What is another word for Coronal Plane? Frontal
What way does the Coronal Plane "cut" into a person? front and back
What is the front of the body? Anterior or Ventral
What is the back of the body? Posterior or Dorsal
What is the laying face down position? Prone
What is a body standing up with their feet together and there palms out to their side? Anatomical
What is the direction moving toward the front of the body? Anterior
What is the direction moving toward the back of the body? Posterior
What way does the Sagittal Plane "cut" into a person? Right and Left sections
What is the term for moving toward the middle of the body? Medial (closer to the medium)
What is the term for moving away from the middle of the body? Lateral
What is moving toward the head? Cephalad
What is moving toward the tailbone/feet? Caudad
What is moving away from an attachment? Distal (more DISTANT)
What is moving toward an attachment Proximal
How does a transverse plane divide the body? Superior and Inferior
What are the 4 Body Quadrants? Right Upper Quadrant (RUQ), Left Upper Quadrant (LUQ), Right Lower Quadrant (RLQ), and Left Lower Quadrant (LLQ)
What are the 6 regions in the human body? Right Hypochondriac Region, Epigastric region, Left Hypochondriac region, Right Lumbar Region, Umbilical Region, Left Lumbar Region, Right Inguinal Region, Hypogastric Region, and the Left Inguinal Region.
Created by: Reshelle5683



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