What are the body landmarks?
Considering this, what are the anatomical landmarks of the body?
Anatomical landmarks The shoulderblades are the scapular area and the breastbone is the sternal region. The abdominal area is the region between the chest and the pelvis. The breast is called the mamma or mammary, the armpit as the axilla and axillary, and the navel as the umbilicus and umbilical.
Additionally, what landmarks are found on every vertebrae? Vertebral levels (anatomical landmarks)
- C3. hyoid bone.
- C4. bifurcation of common carotid artery. thyroid cartilage.
- C6. cricoid cartilage.
- T2. superior angle of scapula.
- T4. also known as thoracic plane or plane of Ludwig (see mnemonic)
- T8. inferior vena cava hiatus of the diaphragm.
- T9. xiphisternal joint.
- T10. esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm.
Subsequently, one may also ask, what are the bony landmarks?
Bony landmarks are grooves or prominences found on bones, which help us to identify the location of other body structures, like muscles. Ever heard the words "process" "tubercle" or "condyle" used in anatomy? These all relate to bony landmarks.
How many bony landmarks are there?
The spine has three bony landmarks.