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Anatomy L1 terms (LJ

College level Directional terms, Locations...etc.

TermDefinition
Histology Study of tissues.
Cytology Cellular anatomy.
Gross anatomy Macroscopic (large scale) anatomy.
Embryology Development of fetus.
Teratology Study of disorders during development.
Pathology Study of diseases.
Anatomical Position Body is erect, head faces forward, arm against body, palms/ toes point forward.
Mid-sagittal Divides body into equal halves (split down MIDdle).
Para-sagittal Divides body into R/L PORTIONS (imagine 3 portions cut top to bottom).
Coronal (frontal) Divides body into anterior and posterior portions (cuts like butt from pubic region).
Transverse (cross) Divides body into superior and anterior portions (ex: side to side through abdomen).
Left-upper QUADRANT Kidney, spleen, stomach, large and small intestine
Right-upper QUADRANT Liver, gall bladder, kidney, large and small intestines
Left-lower QUADRANT large and small intestines, ureter, (ovary, uterus and bladder)
Right-lower QUADRANT appendix, large and small intestines ureter, (ovary, uterus and bladder)
L. Hypochondriac (top) Spleen
L. Lumbar (middle) Intestines
L. Inguinal (bottom) Intestines
Epigastric region Stomach, liver
Umbilical region gall bladder, large and small intestine
Hypogastric region urinary bladder, large and small intestine
R. Hypochondriac (top) liver, gall bladder
Pleural cavity Lungs
Pericardial cavity Heart
Mediastinum Trachea, esophagus, thymus, aorta.
R. lumbar (middle) large intestine
R. inguinal (bottom) large and small intestine
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