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Anatomy

The study of structures or body parts and their relationship to one another

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Anatomical Position

Body erect, feet together, palms face forward, thumbs out

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Superior
AKA
Cranial

Above, closer to the head

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Inferior
AKA
Caudal

Below or towards the feel

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Anterior
AKA
Ventral

Towards the front

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Posterior
AKA
Dorsal

Toward the back

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Medial

Toward the midline

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Lateral

Away from the midline

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Biceps

Two heads

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Triceps

Three heads

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Quadriceps

Four heads

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Deltoid

Triangle

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Orbicularis

Circle

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Pectinate

Comb-like

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Piriformis

Pear shaped

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Platy

Flat

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Teres

Long and round

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Alba

White

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Brevis

Short

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Gracilis

Slender

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Lata

Wide

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Latissimus

Widest

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Longissimus

Longest

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Magnus

Large

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Major

Large

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Maximus

Largest

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Minimus

Smallest

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Minor

Smaller

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Vastus

Great

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Anterior

Front