Anatomical Terms and Regions
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Anatomical Terms and Regions

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Which plane divides the body into right and left sides?

Sagittal plane

Which plane divides the body into anterior and posterior portions?

Frontal plane

Which plane divides the body into superior and inferior portions?

Transverse plane

Which term describes a structure being closer to the midline of the body?

<p>Medial</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term describes a structure being further from the midline of the body?

<p>Lateral</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term describes a structure being closer to the front of the body?

<p>Anterior or ventral</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term describes a structure being closer to the back of the body?

<p>Posterior or dorsal</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term refers to the study of a structure and the relationships among structures in the human body?

<p>Gross anatomy</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the anatomical position?

<p>A standardized method of observing or imaging the body that allows precise and consistent anatomical references.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term refers to the major regions identified in the human body?

<p>Anatomical regions</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the term 'prone position' refer to?

<p>The body lying face down.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which term refers to the body lying face up?

<p>Supine position</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the topics of focus in the lecture?

<p>Major regions of the human body</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the term 'gross anatomy' refer to?

<p>The study of the body's structures that can be seen with the naked eye.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is a type of surface marking that participates in joints or allows the passage of soft tissue?

<p>Foramen</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is a type of surface marking that is a smooth flat articular surface?

<p>Facet</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is a type of surface marking that is a large rounded protuberance at the end of a bone?

<p>Trochlea</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is a type of surface marking that is a groove at the end of a bone and houses a moveable tendon?

<p>Trochlea</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is a type of surface marking that is a projection or outgrowth that helps form joints or serves as an attachment point for connective tissue?

<p>Tuberosity</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is NOT a type of surface marking that participates in joints or allows the passage of soft tissue?

<p>Spinous</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is NOT a type of surface marking that is a smooth flat articular surface?

<p>Tubercle</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is NOT a type of surface marking that is a large rounded protuberance at the end of a bone?

<p>Trochanter</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is NOT a type of surface marking that is a groove at the end of a bone and houses a moveable tendon?

<p>Tubercle</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is NOT a function of the skeletal system?

<p>Energy storage</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following terms describes movement around the long axis of a body part?

<p>Rotation</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following terms refers to moving a body part away from the median plane?

<p>Abduction</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following terms refers to moving a body part towards the median plane?

<p>Adduction</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following terms describes the movement of the forearm being rotated laterally?

<p>Supination</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following terms describes the movement of the forearm being rotated medially?

<p>Pronation</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which one of the following is NOT a type of bone?

<p>Circular bone</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which division of the skeletal system includes the bones of the upper and lower limbs and bones that attach the limbs to the axial skeleton?

<p>Appendicular skeleton</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of the skeletal system?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of bone is almost cube-shaped and nearly equal in length and width?

<p>Short bone</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of cartilage in the skeletal system?

<p>Provide flexibility</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for moving a body part away from the median plane?

<p>Abduction</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for movement around the long axis?

<p>Rotation</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of bone is found deep to compact bone and has a spongy appearance?

<p>Spongy bone</p> Signup and view all the answers

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