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Anatomical Positon
Looking at the body, palms up
Axial
Main part of body: trunk/abdomen + chest. (Most consider head and neck too)
Appendicular
Legs and Arms (appendiges)
Superior (cranial)
towards the head
Inferior (caudal)
towards the front
dog=tail
Anterior (ventral)
your front
animals=underbelly
Posterior (dorsal)
Your back. Shoulderblades=scapulas
Medial
Closer to the midline (nose medial to your eyes)
Lateral
Towards the sides
Intermediate
Inbetween
Proximal
Only refers to arms and legs. The point closest to attatchment.
Distal
The point furthest from the point of attatchment.
Superficial
Towards the outside
Deep
Towards the interior
Section
To cut, or divide
Plane
A flat surface
Sagittal Section
A vertical cut, creating two new sections, a right and a left
Mid-Sagital
A vertical cut on the midline, producing equal right and left hand sides
Para-Sagital
A vertical cut that is not on the idine, producing two unequal rt. and left sides
Frontal Section (coronal
A verticle cut that produces a front and a back.
Transverse (horizontal or cross section)
A horizontal cut
Oblique
At an angle (cut)
Dorsal Body Cavity
Towards the back
Cranial Cavity
The Head cavity. (dorsal)
Spinal cavity (vetebral)
The cavity formed by the spinal cord. (dorsal)
Plantar surface
Bottoms of your feet
Palmar Surface
your palms
Serosa (serous)
A watery tpe looking fluid. Produced by the membranes on your internal organs. (They are they're for lubrication when for example, you exercise.)
Mucosa( mocous)
Line all the openings to the external part of your body. To capture dust and shit.
Parietal
The wall of your body cavities. (between lung and ribs)
Homeostasis
Internal environment that is safe and stable
Receptor
Receptors that pick up enviornmental changes
Control center
Your brain, takes the infro from the receptor
Effector
The part of the body that recieves a command and carries out a duty
Negative Feedback Mechanism
Opposite response in an opposite direction of what it was told to do. (hand on stove.)
Positive Feedback Mechanism
Child birth
Axillary
Armpit
Patellar
Front part of your knee
Occipital
Back of your head
Popliteal
Back of your knee (pulse)
Plural Cavity
Your lungs