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anatomical position

crani skull
cephal head
caudal tail
superior above
inferior below
epi upom
hypo under
proximal nearest
distal far
ventral front
anterior ventral ( front )
dorsal back
posterior dorsal ( back )
lateral side
medial middle
gastr stomach
renal kidney
chondr cartilage
axillary armpit
branchial arm
inguinal between abdomen & thigh
cubital front of elbow
pulmonary lung
viscera ventral organs
deep towards the internal
superficial towards the surface
supine laying on back facing upward
prone laying on chest facing downwards
Lateral Recumbent position laying on side
sims position a position in which the patient lies on the side with the knee and thigh drawn upward toward the chest. The chest and abdomen are allowed to fall forward
fowlers position fowlers position is were a patient is sitting straight up with at a 90 degree angle
Trendelenburg position a position in which the patients feet are elvated higher than the patients head
buccal region region of cheek
mental region region of chin
orbital region region about orbit
sternal region region of the chest
anatomical position 1.) standing erect 2.) facing directly forward 3.) arms at side 4.) palms facing forward
sagittal plane divides body into left and right region
midsagittal plane divides body into equal left and right regions
transversal plane horizontal division
frontal plane divides the body into anterior and posterior sections
Created by: Kaelinnknott