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BSC2085C Quiz: Lab Practical 1 Review


Department
Biological Sciences
Course Code
BSC2085C
Professor
Professor Amatuli
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Lab Practical 1 Review
Spring 2020 for Professor Reynolds
The Language of Anatomy
1. Anatomical Position: Body is erect, feet slightly apart, palms facing forward, feet on
tiptoes.
2. Directional Terms:
a. Superior/Inferior: Above / below
b. Anterior/ posterior: front and back
c. Medial/ lateral: Toward/ away from the midline
d. Superficial/deep: Surface and deeper inside
e. Proximal/Distal: APPENDAGES ONLY! Near/ far from point of attachment
3. Body Planes:
a. Coronal (frontal): Divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
b. Transverse: Divides the body into superior and inferior parts
c. Sagittal: (parasagittal: Doesn’t divide the body into equal halves) (Midsagittal:
Divides body down the midline)
4. Body Cavities:
a. Dorsal
i. Cranial, vertebral
b. Ventral
i. Thoracic (Chest)
1. Lungs and Medastanum
a. Lungs have 2 pleura and the medastanum has the
peracardial.
5. Serosa Membrane
a. Thin double layered membrane separated by serous fluid
i. Parietal serosa: Lines the cavity wall
ii. Visceral serosa: Lines the organs themselves
b. Peritoneum: Serosa that covers the abdominal organs
c. Pericardium: Serosa that covers the heart
d. Pleura: Serosa that covers the lungs.
6. Body Quadrants:
a. Right
Hypochondriac region
b. Epigastric region
c. Left
hypochondriac region
d. Right lateral
region
e. Umbilical Region
f. Left Lateral
Region
g. Right Inguinal
Region
h. Pubic Region
i. Left inguinal
region
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