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Glossary of Anatomical terms for exercise one

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Coxal
hips
Dorsal
back
scapular
shoulder blade region
Lumbar
lowest part of the back between last rib and buttocks
Acromial
highest point of the shoulder
Axillary
armpit
brachial
arm (shoulder to elbow)
cubital
elbow
antecubital
anterior surface of the elbow
olecranal
posterior surface of the elbow
antebrachial
forearm (wrist to elbow)
carpal
wrist
manual
hand
palmer
palm
digital
fingers and toes
Inguinal
groin (where thigh attaches to plevis)
femoral
thigh
patellar
anterior surface of the knee
popliteal
posterior surface of the knee
Crural
anterior surface of the leg (knee to ankle)
Sural
Posterior surface of the leg (knee to ankle)
Fibular
lateral side of the leg
tarsal
ankel
Calcaneal
heel
planter
sole of foot
pedal
foot
Superior
above
inferior
below
anterior
closer to front of the body
posterior
closer to back of body
medial
closer to midline of body
intermediate
between two structures
lpsilateral
on same side of body
contralateral
on opposite sides of the body
proximial
nearer to point of attachment of limb to trunk
distal
farther from point of attachment of limb to trunk
superficial
closer to surface of body
deep
farther from surface of body
Frontal plane
passes vertically through the body or organs and produces anterior and posteriror sections
midsagittal plane
splits body into equal left and right portions
parasagittal plane
unequal right and left portions
oblique plane
pass through the body at and angle-forming oblique sections
transverse
passes horizontially through the body to produce superior and inferior sections
Anatomical position
arms out, plams up, head looking forward, feet hip-width arpart flat on the ground pointing forward
sagittal planes
passes vertically through the body and divide them into right and left sections

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