Anatomical Direction and Body Planes (Grades 11-12)
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Anatomical Direction and Body Planes
All descriptions of the body start with the assumption that the body is in the position.
Which of the following orientation terms have opposite meanings?
- superficial and proximal
- distal and proximal
- medial and distal
- medial and anterior
- posterior and intermediate
The plane divides the body into right and left.
- Sagittal plane
- Coronal plane
- Transverse plane
Which term below refers to structures that are found on the same side of the body?
The transverse plane divides the body:
- Vertically, in front and back portions
- Vertically, into left and right portions
Proximal is defined as:
- Away from the middle
- Closest to the middle
- Farthest from the center
- Nearest to the point of attachment
is anterior side while is posterior side
- ventral, posterior
- dorsal, ventral
- ventral, dorsal
- anterior, dorsal
When the body is divided into front and back halves, the front half of the body is called:
The term "medial" refers to a position on the body that is:
- closer to the midline
- closer to the midaxillary line
- farther away from the midaxillary line
- farther away from the midline
The knees are to the head.