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

Contributors

20. The uterus is.......................to the intestines
 

Ruth Lawson (Otago Polytechnic; Dunedin, New Zealand)