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4.14: Directional Terms Worksheet 2 Answers

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  • Insert the missing directional terms:

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

    Contributors and Attributions

    Ruth Lawson (Otago Polytechnic; Dunedin, New Zealand)

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