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4.14: 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


20. The uterus the intestines

Ruth Lawson (Otago Polytechnic; Dunedin, New Zealand)