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1

What is the anterior view?

Face on view

2

What is the posterior view?

View from behind

3

What is the anatomical position?

Face forward with eyes and toes pointing in the same direction, put your arms by your side with the palms facing forward, put your lower limbs close together with your feet parallel to each other

4

What is the sagittal plane?

Cut down the middle into left and right

5

What is the Coronal plane?

cut down the middle into front and back

6

What is the transverse plane?

cut horizontally

7

What is inferior?

Below

8

What is superior?

Above

9

What is medial?

Towards the body (ulnar)

10

What is lateral?

Away from the body (radial)

11

How would you say a structure is on the same side?

Ipsilateral

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How would you say a structure is on opposite sides?

Contralateral

13

What is Flexion?

Movement that decreases the angle between two body parts

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What is extension?

Movement that increases the angle between two body parts

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What is abduction?

Movement away from midline

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What is adduction?

Movement towards midline

17

What is circumduction?

movement in a circle- flexion, extension, abduction and adduction

18

What is supination?

rotation of forearm and hand so palm faces upwards

19

What is pronation?

Rotation of forearm and hand so palm faces downwards

20

What is opposition?

The thumb and finger comes face to face

21

What is Reposition?

When the finger and thumb go back to normal positions

22

What is Dorsiflexion?

Bending of the foot superior

23

What is plantar flexion?

Bending of the foot inferior

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What is Eversion?

Bending of the foot lateral

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What is inversion?

Bending of the foot medial