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axial portion
head, neck, and trunk
appendicular portion
appendages
dorsal cavity
cranial and vertebral
Thoracic
pleural and mediastinum
mediastinum
heart, esophagus, trachea, and thymus gland
pleural
lungs
pericardial
heart
diaphragm
not a cavity// broad thin muscle seperating thoracic from abdominopelvic
abdominal contains
spleen, liver, stomach, gall gladder, kidneys, most of sm. and lg. intestine
pelvic contains
enclosed by hipbones: lg intestine, bladder, and internal reproductive organs
viscera
"organ in that cavity"
medial
closer to the midline
nose is medial to the eyes
lateral
farther from the midline
eyes are lateral to the nose
proximal
closer to the point of attachment
elbow is proximal to the wrist
distal
farther from point of attachment
wrist is distal to the elbow
superficial
cut would not be very serious
deep
cut would be serious
saggital plane
lengthwise cut dividing body into left and right portions// perfectly down the midline is called median or midsaggital
transverse
cut that divides the body into superior ad inferior portions
coronal
cut that divides the body into dorsal and ventral portions
cross section
straight horizontal cut through a cylandrical organ
oblique
angular cut through a cylandrical organ
longitudinal
lengthwise cut through a cylandrical organ
Ventral cavity contains
thoracic and abdominopelvic
Superior
above another body part
heart is superior to feet
Inferior
below another body part
toes are inferior to fingers
Anterior(ventral)
towards the front
eyes are anterior to the brain
Posterior(dorsal)
towards the back
brain is posterier to eyes