Anatomical Terms

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Haematology and Anatomy (General Anatomy) Flashcards on Anatomical Terms, created by gina_evans0312 on 10/15/2013.

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Prone position- face down, toes pointing down, palms up
Supine - palms town, toes and face up
Systemic Anatomy A single system is studied in its entirety- i.e. nervous system
Regional Anatomy Where a body region is taken and its different structures studied
'Gross Anatomy' Macroscopic study
Histology Microscopic anatomy
Upright, facing the front, palms foreward
Upright, facing away, palms away
When referring to bone i.e. level of 5th rib, assume... Lying down
When refering to above/below, assume... The person is standing up
Midsagital Plane
Transverse Plane
Frontal/Coral Plane
Superior (Towards Head) Inferior (Towards feet)
Deep (duh) Superficial (towards surface)
Anterior (towards face) Posterior (Towards back of the head)
Lateral (away from midline) Medial (Towards midline)
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