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Review D Terms

Mr. G’s Review of Directional Terms

The chin is ____ to the neck. superior
The eyes are ____ to the ears. medial
The humerus bone is ____ to the radius. proximal
The lungs are ____ to the ribcage deep
The skin is _____ to the heart. superficial
The forehead is ____ to the nose. superior
The navel is ____ to the sternum. inferior
The breastbone is ____ to the spine. anterior
The spine is ____ to the breastbone. posterior
The heart is ____ to the arms. medial
The arms are ___ to the chest. lateral
The knee is _____ to the thigh. distal
The elbow is _____ to the wrist. proximal
The armpit or axilla is __________ to the hip. superior
The foot is _________ to the knee. distal
The forearm is _________ to the hand. proximal
The sternum is _______ to the heart. anterior or ventral
The heart is _______ to the diaphragm. superior
The liver is _______ to the diaphragm. inferior
The fingernails are at the _______ ends of the fingers. distal
The skin is _______ to the muscles. superficial
The bones are _______ to the muscle. deep
The nose _______ is to the eyes medial
The pharynx _______ is to the oral. cavity posterior or dorsal
The eyes _______ are to the brain. anterior
The spleen and descending colon are ipsilateral
The spleen and gallbladder are contralateral
The humerus is _______ to the fingers proximal
The nose _______ is to the mouth. superior
The nostrils are most visible on the _______ aspect of the nose. inferior
The nose_______ is on the side of the head. anterior
The shoulder blades _______ are to the ribs. dorsal
The navel is on the _______ aspect of the body. ventral
The neck _______ is to the shoulder. medial
The eye _______ is to the nose. lateral
The ankle _______is to the knee. distal
A structure toward the head is superior, cranial or cephalic
The tail of a cat or dog is. caudal
The scapula (shoulder blade) is _________ to the eyes. posterior or dorsal
Created by: smnewman