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chapter 4

med term

anatomical position standing erect with feet flat on the floor face and hands facing forward and arms at thesupine side with the palms facing forward
supine laying face up flat on your spine
prone laying face down flat on your abdomen
transverse pertaining to the horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower portions
sagittal sideways pertaining to the vertical plane through the body, dividing it into right and left portions
frontal(coronal) in the front; relating to the anterior part of the body
superior situated above
inferior situated below
caudal pertaining to or nearer to the tail
anterior front surface of the body; situated in the front
cephalic pertaining to or nearer to the head
coronal- slice front to back pertaining to the vertical plane dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
distal situated away from the center of the body
proximal situated nearest to the center of the body
Created by: mone929