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The Human Body

Human Anatomy Chapter 1, The Human Body: An Orientation

Protects the fragile nervous system Dorsal body cavity
What houses the internal organ Ventral body cavity
What is serous membrane? membranes the produces self lubrication
What is sagittal plane? divides into right and left portions
What is frontal (coronal) plane? divides into anterior and posterior portions
What is transverse plane? divides into inferior and superior portions
What is oblique? divides at an angle other than 90°
Cephalic Head
Cranial Skull
Facial Face
Cervical Neck
Thoracic Chest / Thorax
Abdominal Abdomen
Pelvic Pelvis
Inguinal Groin
Lumbar lower back
Gluteal buttocks
Caudal tail
Axillary armpit
Brachial arm
Antebrachial forearm
Femoral thigh
Patellar anterior(front) knee
Popliteal posterior (back) knee
Pedal foot
Dorsum top of the foot
Digital toes
Tarsal Ankle
Temporal Temple
Mental Chin
Otic ear
Buccal Cheek
Nasal Nose
Oral Mouth
Sternal Breastbone
Umbilical navel
Orbital Eye
Occipital base of skull
Acromial shoulder
Scapular shoulder blade
vertebral spinal column
sural calf
calcaneal heel
plantar sole
around the lungs pleural
around the heart pericardial
around most other organs peritoneum
parietal layer lines a cavity wall
visceral layer adheres to/cover the organ surface
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