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Directional Terms

Postby W1173520 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:32 pm

Does anyone know the answer to this question?

In what type of section is it possible to observe both dorsal and ventral cavities in the same section? __________ and __________

Terms: midsagittal, frontal, transverse, parasagittal, and sagittal
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Postby ndtb » Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:59 pm

Look here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Human ... planes.svg

You will see that you will need Transverse section in order to see both Dorsal and Ventral anything.

For the second one it probably would depend on the shape of the cavity, so I would choose Midsagital, because it divides equally.
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