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18 Cards in this Set

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VISCERAL
Pertaining to internal organs
PLEURAL CAVITY
Space surrounding each lung
ABDOMEN
Stomach
ANTERIOR
Pertaining to the front (ventral)
ADIPOSE
Pertaining to fat
CAUDAL
Below another structure (inferior)
CEPHALIC
Above another structure (superior)
CRANIOTOMY
Removal of section of bone from skull
DISTAL
Far from point of attachment to the trunk...far from beginning of a structure
DORSAL
Pertaining to the back (posterior)
LATERAL
Side to side
MEDIAL
Pertaining to the middle
POSTERIOR
Pertaining to the back (dorsal)
PRONE
Lying on belly
PROXIMAL
Near the point of attachment to the trunk or near the beginning of a structure
SAGITTAL PLANE
Division of body or structure into right & left sides
SUPINE
Lying on the back
VENTRAL
Pertaining to the front (anterior)