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CH 01 - Superficial Landmarks

Common NameAnatomical Term
Person standing with legs together and the feet flat on the floor. Hands are at the sides and the palms face forward. anatomical position
lying face up in the anatomical position supine
lying face down the the anatomical position prone
four segment method of dividing the abdomin abdominopelvic quadrants
nine segment method of dividing the abdomin abdominopelvic regions
nose nasal
ear otic
mouth oris
eye ocular
cheek bucal
forehead frontal
chin mental
neck cervical
back of head occipital
upper arm brachium
front of elbow antecubital
forearm antebrachium
wrist carpal
thumb pollux
elbow cubital
armpit axilla
chest thorax
navel umbilicus
groin inguinal
upper back costal
lower back lumbar
buttock gluteal
seperates the buttocks gluteal cleft
effects of gravity on buttocks gluteal fold
thigh femur
kneecap patella
lower leg crural
ankle tarsal
big toe hallux
back of knee popliteal
calf sural
going toward the head superior
going toward the feet inferior
going toward the front of the body anterior
going toward the back of the body posteroir
going toward the midline of the body medial
going away from the midline of the body lateral
closest point to the trunk of the body proximal
farthest point from the trunk of the body distal
a dissectional cut that separates the body into left and right sections sagittal plane
a dissectional cut that separates the body into anterior and posterior sections frontal plane
a dissectional cut that separates the body into superior and inferior sections transverse plane
Created by: phule



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