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Body Planes and Directional Terms. All right class…first things first!. cephalic. Pos. Anterio. caudal. posterior. lateral. Review your body planes & directional terms!. coronal. medial. Median (Midsagittal) Plane. Divides body into equal right & left halves.

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Body Planes and

Directional Terms


All right class…first things first!

cephalic

Pos

Anterio

caudal


posterior

lateral

Review your

body planes &

directional terms!

coronal

medial


Median (Midsagittal) Plane

Divides body into equal right & left halves.


Frontal (Coronal) Plane

Divides body into front & back portions.


Transverse Plane

Divides body into upper & lower portions.


Medial

Moving towards the midline of the body


Lateral

Moving towards the side of the body


Anterior (Ventral)

Front part of body

anterior


Posterior (Dorsal)

posterior

Back part of the body


Superior

(cephalic)

Towards the feet

Towards the head

Inferior

(caudal)


And you thought

anatomy would

be boring!


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