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Anatomy quiz !!

vocab words

anatomical position Body is erect or standing with the arms at the sides and palms turned forward.Head and feet are pointing forward
Abdominal anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
Acromial shoulder
antebrahial forearm
antecubital depressed area just in front of elbow
Anterior toward or at the fromt of the body(ventral)
Axillary armpits
Bilateral symmetry right and left sides of the body are mirror images
calcaneal heel of foot
carpal wrist
caudal toward the tail
cephalic head region
cervical neck region
contralateral refers to injury on the opposite side of body
coxal hip
cranial skull
cural leg
cubital elbow
cutaneous skin(or body surface)
deep away from the body surface(internal)
frontal plane divides body into front and back portions
femoral thigh
Gluteal buttock
inferior toward the lower part of the body
inguinal groin
left to the left side of the body(not your left the subjects)
lateral away from the midline of the body
lumbar lower back between ribs and pelvis
mammary breast
manual hand
mental chin
medial toward the midline (center) of the body
Medial plane divides the body into right and left halves(midsaggital)
occipital back of lower skull
palmar palm of the hand
pateller front of knee
pelvic area overlying the pelvis
posterior toward the back side of the body (dorsal)
proximal the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
superior toward the head or upper part of the body
superficial body surface(external)
thoracic chest region
transverse plane divides the body into top and bottom portions
ventral toward or at the front of the body(anterior)
visceral toward an internal organ(describes position inside a body cavity)
Created by: jennifer92



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