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38 Cards in this Set

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genital region
pubic
breastbone area
sternal
ankle region
tarsal
chest
thoracic
navel
umbilical
head
cephalic
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
deltoid
buttock
gluteal
area of back between ribs and hips
lumbar
posterior surface of head
occipital
posterior knee area
popliteal
area between hips
sacral
shoulder blade region
scapular
the posterior surface of lower leg; the calf
sural
area of spine
vertebral
when the section is made through the body wall or through an organ, it is made along an imaginary line
plane
a cut made along the lengthwise, or longitudal, plane of the body, dividing the body into right and left parts
sagittal section
the cut is made down the median plane of the body and the right and left parts are equal in size
midsagittal , median section
a cut made along a lengthwise plane that devides the body( or an organ) into anterior and posterior parts.
frontal section, coronal section
a cut made along a horizontal plane dividing the body or organ into superior and inferior parts.
transverse section
two subdivisons which are continuous with each other
dorsal body cavity
the space inside the bony skull
cranial cavity
extends from the cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral column
spinal cavity
contains all structures within the chest and abdomin
ventral body cavity
superior part of dorsal cavity, seperated from the rest of the ventral cavity by a dome-shaped muscle
thoracic cavity
seperates the thoracic cavity from the abdominaopelvis cavity, is a dome-shaped muscle
diaphragm
the cavity inferior to the diaphragm
abdominopelvic cavity
contains the stomach, liver, intestines, and other organs
abdominal cavity
inferior, contains the reproductive organs, bladder, and rectum
pelvic cavity
a scheme commonly used by medical personnel divides the abdominopelvic cavity into four more or less equal regions
quadrants
another system used mainly by anatomists, divides the abdominopelvis cavity into nine sepreate
regions
centermost region deep to and surrounding the umbilicus(navel).
umbilical region
is located superior to the umbilical region; above stomach
epigastric region
is inferior to the umbilical region; below stomach
hypogastric region
area lateral to the hypogastric region; superior part of the hip bone
right and left iliac; inguinal region
lie lateral to the umbilical region; loin
right and left lumbar regions
flank the epigastric region and contain the lower ribs; cartilage
right and left hypochondriac
when the body is subjected to physical trauma
homeostatic imblanance