Need help with homework for Anatomy

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I need some help on anatomical terms. I am using Marieb's lab book edition 9. The answers I think they are are in parenthesis. Here is the question and what I think the answers are:

Several incomplete statements are listed below. Correctly complete each statement by choosing the appropriate anatomical term from the key.

anterior

distal

frontal

inferior

lateral

medial

posterior

proximal

sagittal

superior

transverse

In the anatomical position the face and palms are on the (anterior) body surface; the buttocks and shoulder blades are on the (posterior) body surface; and the top of the head is the most (superior) part of the body. The ears are (superior) and (distal) to the shoulders and (posterior) to the nose. The heart is (anterior) to the vertebral column -spine- and (medial) to the lungs. The elbow is (proximal) to the fingers but (distal) to the shoulder. The abdominopelvic cavity is (inferior_ to the thoracic cavity and (anterior) to the spinal cavity. In humans, the dorsal surface can also be called the (inferior) surface; however in quadruped animals the dorsal surface is the (posterior) surface.

If an incision cuts the heart into right and left parts, the section is a (sagittal) section; but if the heart is cut so that superior and inferior portions result, the section is a (transverse) section. You are told to cut a dissection animal along two planes so both kidneys are observable in each section. The two sections that will always meet the requirement is the (frontal) and (sagittal) sections. A section that demonstrates the continuity between the spinal and cranial cavities is the (frontal) section.

I would really appreciate if anyone could tell me if I'm doing something wrong? If I get a poor grade in this class I won't get into nursing school. Thank you.

Esme12, ASN, BSN, RN

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Katayasmama said:
I need some help on anatomical terms. I am using Marieb's lab book edition 9. The answers I think they are are in parenthesis. Here is the question and what I think the answers are:

Several incomplete statements are listed below. Correctly complete each statement by choosing the appropriate anatomical term from the key.

anterior

distal

frontal

inferior

lateral

medial

posterior

proximal

sagittal

superior

transverse

In the anatomical position the face and palms are on the (anterior) body surface; the buttocks and shoulder blades are on the (posterior) body surface; and the top of the head is the most (superior) part of the body. The ears are (superior) and (distal) to the shoulders and (posterior) to the nose. The heart is (anterior) to the vertebral column -spine- and (medial) to the lungs. The elbow is (proximal) to the fingers but (distal) to the shoulder. The abdominopelvic cavity is (inferior_ to the thoracic cavity and (anterior) to the spinal cavity. In humans, the dorsal surface can also be called the (inferior) surface; however in quadruped animals the dorsal surface is the (posterior) surface.

If an incision cuts the heart into right and left parts, the section is a (sagittal) section; but if the heart is cut so that superior and inferior portions result, the section is a (transverse) section. You are told to cut a dissection animal along two planes so both kidneys are observable in each section. The two sections that will always meet the requirement is the (frontal) and (sagittal) sections. A section that demonstrates the continuity between the spinal and cranial cavities is the (frontal) section.

I would really appreciate if anyone could tell me if I'm doing something wrong? If I get a poor grade in this class I won't get into nursing school. Thank you.

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Katayasmama

Katayasmama

2 Posts

Thank you guys you are lifesavers. Yes, I do use the companion website, but I don't like it that much. It did help me a lot on learning cells. Ick, biology!

Saysfaa

Saysfaa

905 Posts

My ears do not stick out further than my shoulders.

You may want to review "dorsal" also.

stefanyjoy

stefanyjoy

252 Posts

Saysfaa said:
My ears do not stick out further than my shoulders.

They don't? :confused:

Pia Mater

Pia Mater

78 Posts

The ears are (superior) and (medial) to the shoulders

The dorsal surface can also be called the (posterier) surface however in quadruped animals the dorsal surface is the (superior) surface. pg 4

Otherwise it looks good!

Esme12, ASN, BSN, RN

Specializes in Critical Care, ED, Cath lab, CTPAC,Trauma. Has 42 years experience. 4 Articles; 20,908 Posts

stefanyjoy said:
They don't? :confused:

HaaaHaa...mine do!!!:o