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4.13: Directional Terms 2 (Worksheet)

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    Work in groups on these problems. You should try to answer the questions without referring to your textbook. If you get stuck, try asking another group for help.

    Insert the missing directional terms:

    1. The spleen the kidneys
    2. The hock the stifle.
    3. The adrenal gland the kidney.
    4. The thymus the heart.
    5. The thyroid the trachea.
    6. The stomach the heart.
    7. The withers region the sternum.
    8. The stifle is the fetlock
    9. The lumbar vertebrae the sacrum
    10. The sacrum the pelvic girdle
    11. The fibula the tibia
    12. The metacarpals the carpals
    13. The pericardium the heart
    14. The diaphragm the lungs
    15. The hair follicle the hair shaft
    16. The eyeball the orbit
    17. The mandible the tongue
    18. The tibia the femur
    19. The radius the metacarpals

    Contributors and Attributions

    20. The uterus the intestines

    Ruth Lawson (Otago Polytechnic; Dunedin, New Zealand)

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