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Anatomical Terminology

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Department
Kinesiology & Health Science
Course
KINE 2031
Professor
Neil Smith
Semester
Fall

Description
HUMAN ANATOMY Split into two separate categories: i. Gross Anatomy – investigates anatomical structures that are visible with the unaided eye a. Systemic Anatomy – approaches studies a complete system in the body b. Regional Anatomy – views in depth each regional system in the body (head, eye etc.) ii. Microscopic Anatomy – investigates anatomical system under microscope or with aid of technology Anatomical positions – standardized position that offer common points of reference when describing structures and movements. Eg, individual standing erect, faces and eyes directed forward etc. Directions/Positions Pp7-9 Anterior/Frontal Towards the front Posterior/Dorsal Towards the back Superior/Cranial Towards head or above eg. Nose is superior to mouth Inferior/Caudal Towards feet or below eg. Knees are inferior to hip
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