Anatomy and Physiology Terms: Brief Definitions, Roots & Morphology; An Abecedary; Vol 2-Planes & Directions

by Lee Oliva

Publisher: Lee Oliva

Publication Date: November 29, 2018

ISBN: 9780463298411

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Anatomical Planes may sound to be common everyday concepts. The moment they are used with directional terms like Superior, Inferior, Lateral or Medial, the confusion ensues. But the students will have an epiphany with this terms, but not immediately. Later, you will wonder, “How did I miss such a mundane concept?”. The majority of directional terms are everyday English vocabulary. It’s their Latin roots... and naming conventions that are mystifying. How do you explain: “DORSOFLEXION” as opposed to “PLANTARFLEXION”. Opposite directions but they are both – FLEXION.