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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)