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 lateral?

  • Moving away from the mid-sagittal plane along the coronal plane
  • Moving towards the mid-sagittal plane along the coronal plane
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2. What direction does inferior/caudal refer to?

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

3. Which direction does superior/cephalic refer to?

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

4. What is meant by the term distal?

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

5. Which direction does anterior/ventral refer to?

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

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