Directional Terms

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unit one (Anatomical Position, Directional terms and Body Planes) Flashcards on Directional Terms, created by kristenfinkas on 01/10/2013.
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What is the Anatomical Position? Head, toes, palms of hands are facing forward and you are standing upright.
Superior closer to the top of the head
Inferior Farther from the top of the head
Anterior (Ventral) Belly or front side
Posterior (dorsal) Back side
Medial Towards the mid-line of the body
Lateral Farther away from the midline of the body
Proximal Closer to the connection to the body
Distal Farther from the connection to the body
Superficial Closer to the surface
Deep Farther from the surface
Parietal (pertaining to the walls of a cavity) Membrane is not in contact with the organ
Visceral Is in direct contact with the organ
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