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The elbow is _______ to the hand. A. medial B. proximal C. lateral D. dorsal E. distal F. inferior

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The elbow is _____ to the hand.

A. medial

B. proximal

C. lateral

D. dorsal

E. distal

F. inferior

Anatomical Position:

Anatomical position is very important for anatomists because it gives a reference point for the body no matter what position it is in. This standard position is as follows:

  • Feet planted, shoulder-width apart
  • Arms slightly abducted, with palms facing forward
  • Fully erect, front-facing posture

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Anatomical Directional Terminology: Limbs, Hands & Feet

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Anatomical directional terminology concerns the location of appendages on the human body. Learn about anatomical directional terminology used for the limbs, hands, and feet, and explore the differences between palmar, dorsal, and plantar aspects, and the definition of proximal and distal points.


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