Which of the following terms (often used in animals) refers to a structure that is located above...

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Which of the following terms (often used in animals) refers to a structure that is located above another structure?

a. Anterior

b. Caudal

c. Cephalic

d. Distal

e. Posterior

f. Proximal

Anatomical Position:

Anatomical position is a standard position of the human body that is used to relate the directional terms. It refers to a person standing upright with the face directed forward, arms at the sides, and palms of the hands facing forward.

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The correct answer is c. Cephalic.

The directional term which refers to a structure that is located above another structure is cephalic. In human...

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Directional Terminology for Anatomy

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Human anatomy involves specific terms to indicate directionality from a bipedal perspective. Learn the meaning and uses of the primary directional terms: ventral and dorsal, caudal, cranial, cephalic, and Rostral.


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