How can I memorize thoracic?
You can use a meal-related mnemonic to remember them – imagine a crunchy breakfast at 7 am (7 cervical vertebrae), a tasty lunch at 12 noon (12 thoracic vertebrae), and a light dinner at 5 pm (5 lumbar vertebrae).
How do you remember bone attachments?
A handy mnemonic to recall the muscle attachments of the hyoid bone. The first sentence is for six muscles attaching superiorly, the second sentence is for three muscles attaching inferiorly. Both sentences are in order from lateral to medial: Christopher, He Didn’t See Girls Much.
How do you remember dorsal and ventral?
A useful mnemonic for remembering the relationships in the spinal cord is: SAME-DAVE (sensory-afferent, motor-efferent; dorsal-afferent, ventral-efferent). In the thoracic region, the upper lumbar region and in segments of the sacral region of the spinal cord, there is also a lateral horn of gray matter.
How do you remember medial and lateral?
A useful mnemonic to remember popliteal fossa anatomy (medial-to-lateral arrangement) is: Serve And Volley Next Ball.
What is the best way to memorize anatomy?
Repetition Repetition Repetition This one is fairly obvious, the more you go over something, the more likely you will remember it. The only way to memorize all the different anatomical structures and their functions is to repeat, repeat, and you guessed it, repeat. Many students find re-writing notes to be helpful.
How do you remember the names of bones?
A common mnemonic for them is “Old People From Texas Eat Spiders.” Working from the back over the top of the skull, then back to the temporal and working forward again, students come to each bone in turn.
How do you remember anterior or posterior?
Abs=anterior side. The word ventral literally means belly! Posterior (or dorsal) means the opposite of anterior: “back of” or “behind/on the back.” This is easy to remember because “posterior” is another word for your rear end, which is on your backside.
How do you make a mnemonic?
- Take the first letter or a key word of the item to remember and write it down.
- Repeat for all items.
- Create a sentence.
- Write the sentence out a few times while saying the words that the acronym refers to.
- Practice reciting the items and the created sentence together until you’ve got it memorized!
What are the best mnemonics?
The Top 10: Mnemonics
- Able Bodied Seamen Catch Hairy Pirates.
- Dear Kate, Please Come Over For Great Spaghetti.
- The short word means left, the longer means right.
- Red and yellow, kill a fellow; red and black, poison lack.
- Stalactites hold on tight; stalagmites might reach the roof one day.