Terms of orientation and planes of reference

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  • Created on: 04-01-16 15:13

1. What is meant by the term proximal?

  • Closest to the surface of the body
  • Closest to the trunk
  • Furthest from the trunk
  • Furthest from the surface of the body
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2. Which direction does superior/cephalic refer to?

  • Towards the surface of the skin
  • Towards the head
  • Towards the feet
  • Away from the surface of the skin

3. What direction does posterior/dorsal refer to?

  • Towards the head
  • Towards the back
  • Towards the tail
  • Towards the belly

4. How does the transverse plane divide the body?

  • Divides the body into front and back sections
  • Divides the body into top and bottom
  • Divides the body into left and right sections

5. What is meant by the term distal?

  • Furthest from the trunk
  • Furthest from the surface of the body
  • Closest to the trunk
  • Closest to the surface of the body

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