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In Greek, What does anatomy mean?
ana- "up"
tomy- "cut"
anatomy- "to cut up"
What is the anatomical position?
standing up, arms at side, palms out
What are the levels or organization?
What are the plural endings that match these singular endings and give some examples? um, a, us
in order a, ae, i
Ex: Flagellum-flagella,
nucleus- nuclei
What do the following refer to?
brachium, antebrachium, anterior, posterior, superior, inferior, cranial or cephalic, caudal.
arm "shoulder to elbow"
front surface or ventral
back surface or dorsal
toward the head
posterior- towards the tail
clinical regions
Divide the abdomen into 4 regions. The line is at the umbilicus.