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What is SUPERIOR?
Above
What is Inferior?
Below
What is Ventral?
Front
What is Dorsal?
Back
What is Anterior?
Front
What is Posterior?
Rear
What is Medial?
Midline
What is Lateral?
Off Midline
What is Proximal?
Nearest Trunk
What is Distal?
Furthest from Trunk
What is Superficial?
Surface
What is Deep?
Below the Surface (not Superficial)
Define Sagittal plane.
Separates right from left sides(parallel to the sagittal suture in the skull).
Define Transverse Plane.
The plane that separates superior from inferior (runs parallel to the ground).
Define Coronal Plane.
This is the plane that would separate the ventral from the dorsal.
What is the Cranial cavity?
Skull cavity
What is the Spinal cavity?
Space the Spinal cord runs through.
What is the Thoracic cavity?
The chest cavity.
What cavities are separated by the Diaphragm?
Thoracic and abdominal
What are the major organs of the Mediastinum?
Heart, Roots of lung (hila), trachea, esophagus (posterior).
What is Homeostasis?
biological condition where an organism is in a state of normalcy.