Divides the body into the Left and Right halves
Divides the body into the Front and Back portions
Divides the body into the Upper and Lower parts
Refers to the Back
Refers to the Front
Closer to the midline
Further from the midline
Futher away form the trunk or the body's midline
Closer to the trunk
Straigtens or opens a joint
Bends a joint or brings the bones closer together
Brings a limb medially toward the body's midline
Moves a limb laterally away from the midline
Type of rotation when the limb turns towards the midline
Type of rotation when the limb turns away from the midline
Pertains only to the axial skeleton, specifically the head and vertebral column
Movement superiorly (up)
Turning the palm up( Radius and Ulna parallel)
Turning the palm down(Radius crosses over the Ulna)
Turning the sole of the foot inwards
Turning the sole of the foot outward
moving the ankle to point your foot into the earth
Pointing your toes towards the ceiling with heel to ground
When the scapula, clavicle, head, or jaw moves anteriorly
When the scapula, clavicle, head, or jaw moves poseriorly
wandering from the usual course
When the thumbpad crosses the palm toward the last finger
The skeletal section that includes the cranium, vetebral column, cranium, ribs, sternum, and hyoid bone
Skeletal section that includes the arms and legs
A joint that is capable of moving in every plane
Joint that permits flexion/extension and abduction/adduction(At the wrist)
Joint that only allows flexion and extension
A joint that is a modified ellipsoid joint composedof convex and concave articulating surfaces
A joint between two flat surfaces and allows the least movement of all synovial joints
A joint that is designed for one bone to rotate around the surface of another bone
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