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Anatomy - Sci Term

Anatomical Relationships

Anterior - Ventral the front of the body
Posterior - Dorsal the back of the body
Deep- Internal not near the surface
Superficial - External on or close to the surface
Distal closer to the tip or end
Proximal closer to the point of origin
Inferior - Caudal toward the feet
Superior - Cranial toward the head
Lateral toward the side (left or right)
Medial toward the middle axis
Dorsal (human)= Superior (dog)=
Ventral (human)= Inferior (dog)=
Caudal (human)= Posterior (dog)=
Cranial (human)= Anterior (dog)=
Frontal - Coronal divides the body into a front half and a back half
Medial - Sagittal divides the body into left and reight sections
Transverse - Horizontal divides the body into top and bottom portions
Epigatric Region #2 of 9
Hypochondriac Region (left and right) #1 and #3 of 9
Umbilical Region #5 of 9
Lumbar Region (left and right)#4 and #6 of 9
Hypogastric Region - Pubic Region #8 of 9
Iliac Region - Inguinal Region (left and right) #7 and #9 of 9
Right upper quadrant (RUQ) #1 of 4
Left upper quadrant (LUQ) #2 of 4
Right lower quadrant (RLQ) #3 of 4
Left lower quadrant (LLQ) #4 of 4
Umbilicus middle of 4 quadrants
Created by: jnmchenry