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Superior
toward the head end or upper part of the structure or the body.
inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part.
Anterior
Toward or at the front of the body.
Posterior
toward or at the backside of the body.
Medial
Toward or at the midline of the body.
Lateral
Away from the midlineof the body.
Intermediate
between a more medial and a more lateral structure
Proximal
close to the origin ofthe body part or the point of attachment of limb to the body trunk.
Distal
Farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body truk.
Superficial
Toward or at the body surface
Deep
Away fromthe body surface.
abdominal
anterior body trunkinferior to ribs
acromial
point of shoulder
antecubital
anterior surface of elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek area
carpal
wrist
cervical
neck region
coxal
hip
crural
leg
digital
fingers and toes
fermoral
thigh
fibular
lateral part of leg
inguinal
area where thighs meets body trunk
nasal
nose area
oral
mouth
orbital
eye area
patellar
anterior knee
pelvic
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pubic
genital region
sternal
breastbone area
tarsal
ankle region
thoracic
chest
umbilical
navel
cephalic
head
deltoid
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
gluteal
buttock
lumbar
area of back between ribs and hips
occupital
posterior surface of head
popliteal
poterior knee area
sacral
area between hips
scapular
shoulder blade region
sural
posterior surface of lower leg,calf
vertebral
area of spine