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Superior toward the HEAD
Inferior toward the FEET
Anterior that going FIRST
Posterior that going LAST
Proximal at the START of
Distal at the END of
Medial toward the CENTER line
Lateral at the SIDE
Superficial at or near the SURFACE
Deep AWAY from the Surface
Inguinal Groin
Axilla Armpit
Plantar Sole of the FOOT
Palmar Palm/Anterior of HAND
Dorsum TOP of FOOT or BACK of HAND
Regional Anatomy The study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body
Systemic Anatomy The study of anatomy by biological systems
Histology The study of TISSUES
Cytology The study of CELLS
Sagittal Plane longitudinal cut; divides specimen into LEFT and RIGHT parts
Midagittal Plane along the midline
Parasagittal Plane to either side of the midline
Transverse Plane horizontal cut; divides specimen into SUPERIOR and INFERIOR parts
Frontal/Coronal longitudinal cut; divides specimen into ANTERIOR and POSTERIOR parts
Cranial Cavity space formed by bones of SKULL
Spinal Cavity space created internally through the length of the VERTEBRAL COLUMN
Thoracic Cavity space inside RIBCAGE, superior to the DIAPHRAGM
Pleural Sacs (2) in the THORACIC Cavity; house the LUNGS
Pericardial Sac in the THORACIC Cavity; houses the HEART
Abdominal Cavity space INFERIOR to the DIAPHRAGM, SUPERIOR to the URINARY BLADDER; defined by the DIAPHRAGM and a Single SEROUS Membrane
Peritoneal Sac houses the UPPER DIGESTIVE organs
Pelvic Cavity houses the LOWER INSTESTINE, BLADDER, and REPRODUCTIVE organs
Created by: kristel387