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Directional Terms !!

My anatomy teacher had us create a game of the Directional terms.

The skin is________ to the muscle Superficial
The muscle is ________to the skin Deep
Movement away from the median plane of the body or one of its parts. Abduction
Movement toward the median plane of the body Adduction
The torso is ________ to the legs Superior
The legs are________ to the torso Inferior
The lungs are________to the heart Lateral
The fingers are _______ to the shoulder Distal
The wrist is________to the knuckle Proximal
The spine is________to the ribs Posterior
The ribs are________to the spine Anterior
Parietal pertaining to the outer wall of the body cavity
Visceral Pertaining to the covering of an organ
Prone Lying horizontal with the face downward,or denoting the hand with the palms turned downward
The opposite of prone is? Supine
Inversion is the exact difference of Eversion
The opposite of Ipsilateral is Contralateral
Superior is also known as Cranial or Cephalad
Inferior is also known as Caudal or Caudad
Intermediate is Between two structures
True or false, medial is pertaining to the side. False
If inferior is toward the feet then ________ is toward the head Superior
True or false, lateral is toward the center of the body False
Anterior means the same as ________ and posterior means the same as _______ Ventral, dorsal
True or false, superficial is toward the surface of the skin and deep is away from the heart. False
Created by: Vinroth



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