Anatomy Terms & Intro Flashcards Preview

Spinal Anatomy > Anatomy Terms & Intro > Flashcards

Flashcards in Anatomy Terms & Intro Deck (58):
1

Anatomy

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

2

Anatomical Position

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

3

Superior
AKA
Cranial

Above, closer to the head

4

Inferior
AKA
Caudal

Below or towards the feel

5

Anterior
AKA
Ventral

Towards the front

6

Posterior
AKA
Dorsal

Toward the back

7

Medial

Toward the midline

8

Lateral

Away from the midline

9

Biceps

Two heads

10

Triceps

Three heads

11

Quadriceps

Four heads

12

Deltoid

Triangle

13

Orbicularis

Circle

14

Pectinate

Comb-like

15

Piriformis

Pear shaped

16

Platy

Flat

17

Teres

Long and round

18

Alba

White

19

Brevis

Short

20

Gracilis

Slender

21

Lata

Wide

22

Latissimus

Widest

23

Longissimus

Longest

24

Magnus

Large

25

Major

Large

26

Maximus

Largest

27

Minimus

Smallest

28

Minor

Smaller

29

Vastus

Great

30

Anterior

Front

31

Externus

Superficial

32

Extrinsic

Outside

33

Inferioris

Inferior

34

Internus

Deep or internal

35

Intrinsic

Inside

36

Lateralis

Lateral

37

Medialis/medius

Middle or medial

38

Superficialis

Superficial

39

Superioris

Superior

40

Tranversus

Transverse

41

Posterior

Back

42

Profundus

Deep

43

Rectus

Straight or parallel

44

Buccinator

Like a trumpeter’s cheeks

45

Risorius

Laughter, grimace

46

Sartorius

Like a trailer moved their legs up and down

47

Frontal plane

Front and back

48

Sagittal plane

Right and left

49

Parasagittal plane

Right and left not even

50

Transverse plane

Top and bottom

51

Prone Position

Lying face down

52

Supine Position

Laying face up

53

Dorsal

On or toward the back

54

Ventral

On or toward the front

55

Volar

Relating to the palm of the hand or sole of the foot

56

Plantar

Relating to the sole or undersurface of the foot

57

Axial Part

Includes head, neck, and trunk

58

Appendicular Part

Includes limbs which are attached to the body’s axis