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Bio lab 1

list of terms: anatomical language and tissues

Coronal divides posterior/anterior (front/back)
Transverse divides superior/inferior (top/bottom)
Midsagittal divides left/right (cuts right down mid line)
Anterior in front of; toward the front surface
Posterior in back of; toward the back surface
Dorsal back side of body
Ventral belly side of body
Superior closer to head
Inferior closer to feet
Cranial head end
Medial toward midline of the body
Lateral away from the midline of the body
Ipsilateral on the same side
Contralateral on the opposite side
Deep on the inside, underneath another structure
Superficial on the outside
Proximal closest to the point of attachment to the trunk
Distal furthest from the point of attachment to the trunk
Epithelial Tissues covers surfaces; lines insides of organs and body cavities
Connective Tissues protects, binds together and supports organs
Muscle Tissues facilitates movement of skeleton or organ walls
Nervous Tissues neurons: control activities, process info glial cells: support and protect neurons
Supine lying on the back
Prone lying on the stomach
Created by: yulissalira



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