Practice Lab Practical on Terminology of the Body

    1. In the picture of the okapi, identify the surfaces indicated by the arrows.

      1. Purple arrow
      2. Red arrow
      3. Black arrow
      4. Blue arrow

    2. In the above picture of the skull, the letter A is (superior/inferior)to the letter B.

    3. In the above picture of the skull, the letter A is (medial/lateral)to the letter B.

    4. In the above picture of the skull, the letter A is (superior/inferior)to the letter B.

    5. In the above picture of the skull, the letter A is (anterior/posterior)to the letter B.

    6. In the above picture of the skull, the letter A is (ventral/dorsal)to the letter B.

    7. In the above picture of the iguana skeleton, the letter A is (proximal/distal)to the letter B.

    8. In the above picture of the iguana skeleton, the letter A is (proximal/distal)to the letter C.

    9. In the above picture of the iguana skeleton, the letter C is (proximal/distal)to the letter B.

    10. In the above picture of the turtle, the letter A is (superficial/deep)to the letter B.

    11. In the above picture of the turtle, the letter B is (superficial/deep)to the letter A.

    12. What type of section would produce the view of the arm seen above?

    13. The above image is the result of a (longitudinal/transverse) section.

    14. The above image is the result of a (sagittal/frontal) section.

    15. The above image is the result of a (midsagittal/parasagittal) section.

    16. What is represented by #1 in the above picture?

    17. What is represented by #2 in the above picture?

    18. What is represented by #5 in the above picture?

    19. The above image is the result of a (longitudinal/transverse) section.

    20. The above image is the result of a (sagittal/frontal) section.

    21. What type of section through the body would divide the kneecap into equal left and right portions?

    22. If a person is doing jumping jacks, then his arms are moving in the (sagittal/frontal) plane.

    23. Which one of the following are TRUE?
      1. The nose is superior to the mouth
      2. The thumbs are lateral to the fingers
      3. The left eye is medial to the left ear
      4. The wrist is distal to the elbow
      5. The ankle is proximal to the knee
      6. Humans are bipeds
      7. Giraffes are quadrupeds
      8. Anatomy is the study of the function of living organisms
      9. In anatomical position, the elbow joint is at an angle of 137.5 degrees
      10. Ventral and posterior are synonyms
      11. Posterior and dorsal are antonyms
      12. Superior is a relative term (i.e. it depends on the position of the body)
      13. The anterior surface of the hand has hair
      14. The biceps muscle is superficial to the skin


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