Which of the following are distal to the elbow a. Manus b. Carpometacarpal joints c. Scaphoid ...

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Which of the following are distal to the elbow

a. Manus

b. Carpometacarpal joints

c. Scaphoid

d. All of the above

Anatomic Direction and Orientation

Anatomic orientation is important in fields such as medicine. Terms of anatomic direction include but are not limited to; proximal, distal, superior, inferior. anterior, posterior, medial and lateral.

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The terms proximal and distal indicate a point of attachment. The direction closest to the point of attachment is proximal while further away is...

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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.


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