This PowerPoint gives students a basic understanding of anatomy language. By the end of this PowerPoint, students will be able to use correct terminology (e.g., proximal, dorsal, medial, lateral, visceral, superficial, deep) to describe the orientation of body parts and regions Students will also be able to explain why a universal anatomy language is important. This is a basic PowerPoint, but has great insight for students to gain knowledge on anatomy language.
1. Describe the universal anatomical position for terminology reference
2. Be able to use the correct anatomical terminology to describe body direction, surfaces and planes
3. Locate the major body cavities and describe the main organs associated with that cavity
4. Identify some of the roots, suffixes and prefixes commonly found in anatomical language