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Circle the word in each group that is least similar to the others. Indicate the similarity of the...

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Circle the word in each group that is least similar to the others. Indicate the similarity of the three words.

1. umbilical, epigastric, right inguinal, cranial

2. urinary, reproductive, stomach, nervous

3. ventral, diaphragm, dorsal, abdominopelvic

Anatomical Terminology:

The use of anatomical terminology to refer to regions of the body, anatomical directions, and ways of viewing parts of the body is important for medical communication. It reduces confusion and therefore errors in medical care.

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1. Cranial does not belong in this group. The other three terms are anatomical regions of the abdomen.

2. Stomach does not belong in this group. ...

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Directional Terminology for Anatomy

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Chapter 3 / Lesson 5
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This lesson seeks to cover several different terms used in directional terminology: ventral, dorsal, cranial, caudal, cephalic, and rostral. These anatomical terms are defined from a bipedal perspective.


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