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ch.9 terms

directional terms and body structures

TermDefinition
Medial Toward the midline
Proximal Nearest point of attachment
Distal Farthest from the point of attachment
Lateral Away from the midline
Anterior Toward the front
Frontal Toward the front
Ventral Toward the front of belly side
Superior Above the transverse plane
Cranial Toward the head
Inferior Below the transverse plane
Caudal Toward the tail or feet
Posterior Toward the back
Body cavities Anterior (ventral) and Posterior (dorsal)
Four quadrants of abdomen Right Upper Quadrant (RUQ), Left Upper Quadrant (LUQ), Right Lower Quadrant (LLQ), Right Lower Quadrant (RLQ)
RUQ Right Upper Quadrant
LUQ Left Upper Quadrant
LLQ Left Lower Quadrant
RLQ Right Lower Quadrant
9 Regions of Abdomen Epigastric, Right hypochondriac, Left hypochondriac, Umbilicus, Umbilical, Right lumbar/lateral, Left lumbar/lateral, Right iliac/inguinal, Left iliac/inguinal, Hypogastric/pubic
Cytoplasm Semisolid fluid within the membrane where chemical reactions, such as respiration, occur
Organelles within Cytoplasm Nucleus, Mithochondria, Ribosomes, Centriole, Endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, and Lysosomes
Created by: 1berev2
 

 



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