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Introduction to Veterinary Medical Terminology. BODY PLANES. Outline. Review Directional Terms Body Planes III. Gummi Bear Dissection Lab IV. Review Quiz. Common Terms for Body Parts . Head - cranium Neck - cervical Trunk - thorax Body - Soma Belly - abdomen

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outline
Outline
  • ReviewDirectional Terms
  • Body Planes

III. GummiBear Dissection Lab

IV. Review Quiz

common terms for body parts
Common Terms for Body Parts
  • Head - cranium
  • Neck - cervical
  • Trunk - thorax
  • Body - Soma
  • Belly - abdomen
  • Front/back leg - front/hind; extremities
  • Paw - carpus/tarsus, metacarpus/metatarsus, phalanges
root words
Root Words
  • Dors - pertaining to the back (L. dorsum)
  • Ventr- pertaining to the belly (L. ventrum)
  • Palm - pertaining to the palm (humans) or sole of the forefeet (animals)
  • Plant - pertaining to the sole of the hindfeet
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Root Words
  • Later/al - pertaining to the side (L. laterus)
  • Medi/al - pertaining to the middle
  • Post - pertaining to the rear
  • Remember: The key to using directional terminology appropriately is to use a suitable point of reference.
body planes activity
Body Planes Activity
  • With your sheet of blank paper.
  • Fold it into quarters.
  • For each square:
    • Provide a Title
    • Provide a definition
    • Provide an illustration.
body planes
Body Planes
  • Median
  • Sagittal
  • Transverse
  • Dorsal
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Body Planes

Source: Veterinary Medical Terminology, 2nd edition by Dawn E. Christenson

Median Plane

Divides the body from head to tail into 2 equal sides, right and left.

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Body Planes

Source: Veterinary Medical Terminology, 2nd edition by Dawn E. Christenson

Sagittal Plane

Divides the body from head to tail into 2 (not necessarily into equal sides), right and left.

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Body Planes

Dorsal plane-divides the body into dorsal and ventral parts

Source: Veterinary Medical Terminology, 2nd edition by Dawn E. Christenson

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Body Planes

Source: Veterinary Medical Terminology, 2nd edition by Dawn E. Christenson

Transverse plane- divides the body/limb into cranial and caudal portions.

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Body Planes
  • Median
  • Sagittal
  • Transverse
  • Dorsal
gummi bear lab
Gummi Bear Lab
  • For each student:
    • 1 Lab Sheet
    • 1 plastic knife
    • 1 Plate
    • 1 Napkin
    • One Baggie of Gummi Bears