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Body Planes & Cav.

Superior (cephalad) above
Inferior (caudal) below
Anterior front
Medial towards the midline
Cephalad towards the head
Caudal towards the tail
Dorsal backside
Ventral bellyside
Proximal nearer the trunk
Distal farther from the trunk
Lateral away from midline
Posterior back
Superficial ( external) toward or at the body surface
Deep (internal) away from the body
Sagittal Plane divides the body into left and rights parts
Median / Midsagittal Plane divides body into equal parts
Parasagittal Plane not evenly divided
Frontal/ Coronal Plane anterior and posterior
Transverse Plane top and bottom half
Spinal near the spine and spinal cord
Abdominal around the abdomen
Pelvic around the pelvis
Thoracic around the chest
Derm(o) skin
Derm(a) skin
Dermat(o) skin
Cutane(o) skin layer
Pil(o) hair
Trich(o) hair
Onych(o) nail
Oste- bones
Oss- bones
Ost- bones
Chondr Cartilage
Arthr- Joints
Myel Bone Marrow
My muscle
fasci fascia
ten,tend,tendin tendon
encephal brain
neur nerves
myelo spinal cord
acoust hearing / ear
ot(o) hearing -ear
ocul sight/eye
opthalm sight/ eye
Created by: Jaalin17
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