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positoinal terms

positional and directional terms( anterior/posterior)

front surface of the body. the forehead is on the ____ of the body anterior
the back side of the body. the back of the head is ___ to the face posterior
away from the surface. the stab wound penetrated ___ into the adomen deep
on the surface. __ veins can be viewd through the skin. superficial
near the point of attachment to the trunk or near the beginning of a sturcture. the __ end of the upper arm bone joins with the shoulder. proximal
far from the point of attachment to the trunk or far from the beginning of a structure distal
below another structure. the feet are at the ___ of the body. they are ___ to the knees. inferior
above another structure. the head lies ___ to the neck. superior
pertaining to the middle, or nearer the medial plane of the body. the inner thigh is __ medial in relation to the outer thigh. medial
pertaining to the side. the outer thight is ___ in relation to the body. lateral
lying on the back. the patient lies ___ during an examination of hte abdomen supine
lying on the belly. the backbones are examined with the patient in a ___ potion prone
Created by: laurenmiller09



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