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What is the stomach lateral to?
A hollow muscular organ about the size of 2 closed fists, the stomach is located inferior to the diaphragm and lateral to the liver on the left side of the abdominal cavity. The stomach forms part of the gastrointestinal tract between the esophagus and the duodenum (the first section of the small intestine).
What is the stomach medial to?
Test 2 A&P
|term meaning closer to the midline||medial|
|literally means closer to the boney housing around the brain||cranial|
|literally means tail (opposite of cranial)||caudal|
|The stomach is ___ to the intestines (Closer to the origin)||proximal|
What organ is posterior to the stomach?
The posterior surface of the stomach is related to the left hemidiaphragm, the spleen, the left kidney (and adrenal), and the pancreas (stomach bed).
What is the anatomical position of the stomach?
In humans, the stomach lies between the oesophagus and the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine). It is in the left upper part of the abdominal cavity. The top of the stomach lies against the diaphragm. Lying behind the stomach is the pancreas.
Where is proximal located?
Proximal means nearer to the center (trunk of the body) or to the point of attachment to the body. If another reference point is given, such as the heart, the proximal point of another organ or extremity is the point closest to the heart, central rather than peripheral. Proximal is the opposite of distal.
What side is lateral?
Typically, lateral refers to the outer side of the body part, but it is also used to refer to the side of a body part. For example, when referring to the knee, lateral refers to the side of the knee farthest from the opposite knee. The opposite of lateral is medial. 2.
What does lateral mean in anatomy?
Lateral means to the side of, or away from, the middle of the body. Examples: The ears are lateral to the nose. The arms are lateral to the chest.
Is the thumb medial or lateral?
For humans, the arms are in anatomical position when hanging at the sides of the body, palms forward, and the legs are in anatomical position in a normal standing posture, feet side by side. This means that the pinky side of the wrist is medial, and the thumb side is lateral.
What is the upper right border of stomach?
The lesser curvature of the stomach forms the upper right or medial border of the stomach.
Where is celiac trunk?
The celiac trunk, also known as the celiac artery, is a short vessel that arises from the aorta and passes below the median arcuate ligament, just as the aorta enters the abdomen at the level of the T12 vertebra. The celiac trunk measures about 1.5cm to 2cm in length.
What is a cascade stomach?
Cascade stomach (CS) is a deformity of stomach in which fundus is folded over corpus in the dorsal direction . Congenital, functional and organic causes play a role in the development of CS and actual incidence is unknown .
What is lateral anatomy?
What is the lateral region of the abdomen called?
inguinal region inguen. lateral region either of the abdominal regions that are in central lateral locations, one to the left (left lateral region) and one to the right (right lateral region) of the umbilical region; called also flank and lumbar region.
What is the left and right lateral region?
lateral region either of the abdominal regions that are in central lateral locations, one to the left (left lateral region) and one to the right (right lateral region) of the umbilical region; called also flank and lumbar region.
What is the lateral pectoral region?
lateral region either of the abdominal regions that are in central lateral locations, one to the left (left lateral region) and one to the right (right lateral region) of the umbilical region; called also flank and lumbar region. lateral pectoral region the most lateral part of the pectoral region, bounded laterally by the axillary region.
What does a lateral view abdominal radiograph look like?
The lateral view abdominal radiograph is a less common projection of the abdomen, it is different from the lateral decubitus view of the abdomen and looks more like a lateral lumbar spine view.