Anatomical Reference Planes Quiz

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Which plane divides the body into left and right halves?

Sagittal plane

In which plane does rotation occur around the anteroposterior axis?

Frontal plane

Which plane separates the body into top and bottom halves?

Transverse plane

Which type of movement occurs in the sagittal plane?

Flexion

Which type of movement occurs in the transverse plane?

Supination

What movement involves bringing a body part closer to the midline of the body in the frontal plane?

Adduction

Which directional term describes a location closer to the midline of the body?

Medial

Which term describes a location inside the body and away from the body's surface?

Deep

When a body is divided into superior and inferior parts, which plane is being used?

Transverse plane

In which plane does movement occur when the body is divided into anterior and posterior parts?

Frontal plane

Test your knowledge on the three main imaginary planes that bisect the human body in anatomy. Explore the sagittal, frontal, and transverse planes along with their anatomical significance.

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