Week 1 - Orientation to the human body

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What is the anatomical position?

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Standing erect, feet facing forward and slightly apart, arms by side, palms are supinated (upwards)

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What does Anterior/Ventral mean?

Front of the body

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What does Posterior/Dorsal mean?

Back of the body

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What does Lateral mean?

Farther from the midline

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What does Medial mean?

Nearer to the midline

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What does Proximal mean?

Nearer to the attachment of a limb to the trunk of the body

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What does Distal mean?

Farther from the attachment of a limb to the trunk of the body

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What does Superior mean?

Towards the head, or the upper part of the body

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What does Inferior mean?

Away from the head or towards the lower part of the body

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What does Superficial mean?

Towards the surface of the body

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What does Deep mean?

Away from the surface of the body

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What Anatomical plane is this, and which axis does is run along?

Sagittal Plane & Frontal Axis

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What Anatomical plane is this, and which axis does is run along?

Frontal Plane & Sagittal Axis

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What Anatomical plane is this, and which axis does is run along?

Transverse Plane & Vertical/ Longitudinal Axis

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What is the Abdominal region?

Stomach

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What is the Axillary region?

Armpit

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What is the Brachial region?

Upper arm

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What is the Carpal region?

Wrist/Hand

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What is the Cephalic region?

Head

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What is the Cervical region?

Neck

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What is the Costal region?

Ribs

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What is the Coxal region?

Hips

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What is the Crural region?

Lower Leg/Shank

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What is the Digital region?

Toes/Fingers

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What is the Femoral region?

Thigh

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What is the Gluteal region?

Gluteus (Ass)

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What is the Lumbar region?

Lower back

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What is the Nasal region?

Nose

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What is the Oral region?

Mouth

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What is the Orbital region?

Eye

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What is the Palmer region?

Palms

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What is the Pectoral region?

Upper Chest

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What is the Popliteal region?

Back of Knee

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What is the Sacral region?

Sacrum

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What is the Sternal region?

Sternum

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What is the Sural region?

Shin

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What is the Tarsal region?

Ankle

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What is the Temporal region?

Temples

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What is the Umbilical region?

Naval

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What is the Plantar region?

Soul of foot

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What is the Vertebral region?

Spinal comlumn