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7:2 Body Planes, Directions, Cavities
Transcript of 7:2 Body Planes, Directions, Cavities
After completing this section, you should be able to:
Label the names of the planes and the directional terms related to these planes on a diagram of the three planes of the body
Label a diagram of the main body cavities
Identify the main organs located in each body cavity
Locate the nine abdominal regions
Define, pronounce, and spell all key terms
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Frontal (Coronal) Plane
Midsagittal (Median) Plane (mid-saj'-ih-tahl)
Thoracic Cavity (tho-rass'-ik)
Body planes are imaginary lines that are used to separate the body into sections
The three main body planes are the transverse plane, midsagittal plane, and the frontal plane
The two main cavities are the dorsal and ventral cavities
Body Cavities are spaces in the body that contain vital organs
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