Yes, the nose is medial to the cheekbones. The nose is toward the midline as compared to the cheekbones. Lateral is away from midline (opposite of medial.)
In anatomical position (palms facing outward) the ulna is medial to the radius.
The ring finger is a medial structure compared to the bladder. The bladder lies in the body's midline.
A structure on the inside of the knee will be medial compared to a structure on the outside. For example, the medial condyles of the knee are closer to the body's midline than the lateral condyles.
The toes are distal to the knees. The toes can't be compared to the knees in terms of lateral and medial.
The ulna is medial to the radius. It's important to remember anatomical position when thinking about the directionals for the bones of the upper limb.
The ankle is proximal to the toes. The ankle can't be compared to the toes in terms of lateral and medial.
medial: towards the midline (ear to nose) lateral: away from the midline (nose to ear) nose is midline, cheekbone is away from midline Answer: No, the nose is towards the midline as compared to the cheekbones. It is medial.
The borders of the suboccipital triangle are as follows:* inferior border = Obliquus Capitis Inferior * medial border = Rectus Capitis Major * lateralborder = Obliquus Capitis Superior
"di' is the medial syllable in medial.
A medial structure is closer to the midline of the body or lies in the midline of the body. A lateral structure is on the sides of the body, or closer to the sides than some other structure to which it's being compared.
femoral triangle is a triangular depression in front of the thigh. boundaries: medial border- medial border of the adductor longus muscle. lateral border- medial border of the sartorius muscle. base - inguinal ligament. apex- sartorius overlapping the adductor longus muscle. apex lies 10cm below the inguinal ligament. roof - skin, superficial fascia, superficial inguinal lymph nodes, superficial veins, fascia lata. floor- lateral to medial side, the floor is formed by the muscles namely illiacus, psoas major, pectineus, adductor longus.