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Body Planes and direction

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What are the 3 main body planes?   Coronal, Sagittal, Transverse  
What is another word for Coronal Plane?   Frontal  
What way does the Coronal Plane "cut" into a person?   front and back  
What is the front of the body?   Anterior or Ventral  
What is the back of the body?   Posterior or Dorsal  
What is the laying face down position?   Prone  
What is a body standing up with their feet together and there palms out to their side?   Anatomical  
What is the direction moving toward the front of the body?   Anterior  
What is the direction moving toward the back of the body?   Posterior  
What way does the Sagittal Plane "cut" into a person?   Right and Left sections  
What is the term for moving toward the middle of the body?   Medial (closer to the medium)  
What is the term for moving away from the middle of the body?   Lateral  
What is moving toward the head?   Cephalad  
What is moving toward the tailbone/feet?   Caudad  
What is moving away from an attachment?   Distal (more DISTANT)  
What is moving toward an attachment   Proximal  
How does a transverse plane divide the body?   Superior and Inferior  
What are the 4 Body Quadrants?   Right Upper Quadrant (RUQ), Left Upper Quadrant (LUQ), Right Lower Quadrant (RLQ), and Left Lower Quadrant (LLQ)  
What are the 6 regions in the human body?   Right Hypochondriac Region, Epigastric region, Left Hypochondriac region, Right Lumbar Region, Umbilical Region, Left Lumbar Region, Right Inguinal Region, Hypogastric Region, and the Left Inguinal Region.  


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