A. The sternal area is _____ to the dorsum.
B. The head is _____ to the feet.
C. The brain is _____ to the eyes.
D. The pelvic cavity is _____ to the thoracic cavity.
E. The lungs are _____ to the heart.
F. The elbow is _____ to the wrist.
G. The ribs are _____ to the lungs.
H. The hips are _____ to the shoulders.
I. The popliteal region is _____ to the patellar region.
J. The pedal area is _____
Anatomic Directional Terminology:
In order to understand this question, it is important to be familiar with the anatomical position of the body. In other words, the reference position that all health care practitioners use to refer to parts of the body so that information can be explained universally across many fields.
Answer and Explanation: 1
A. The sternal area is anterior to the dorsum.
B. The head is superior to the feet.
C. The brain is posterior to the eyes.
D. The pelvic cavity is ...
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fromChapter 4 / Lesson 10
Anatomical directional terminology helps to explain the relative positions of different areas of the body. Explore more about anatomical directional terminology and the four terms that reference the position from the midline.