Introduction to Human Anatomy

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What is the meaning of the word 'anatomy'?

The study of the structures of the human body

What does the term 'anatomical position' refer to?

Standing upright with arms hanging on either side and palms facing forward

Which directional term describes a position above or higher than another part of the body?

Superior

Which directional term describes a position below or lower than another part of the body?

Inferior

What does the term 'proximal' refer to in anatomy?

A position in the limb closer to the point of attachment or trunk of the body

Explore the fundamental concepts and principles of human anatomy, including the study of the body's structures, functions, and positioning. Learn about the origins of the term 'anatomy' and the significance of the anatomical position.

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