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Superior
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body above.
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below
Anterior
Toward or at the front of the body;in front of
posterior
Toward or at the backside of the body; behind
medial
Toward or at the midline of the body on the inner side of
lateral
Away from the midline of the body; on the outer side of
intermediate
Between a more medial and a more lateral structure
proximal
Close the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a 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 trunk
superficial
toward or at the body surface
deep
Away from the body surface; more internal
abdominal
anterior body trunk inferior 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, toes
femoral
thigh
fibular
lateral part of the leg
inguinal
are where thigh meets body trunk; groin
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
gluteral
buttock
lumbar
area of back between ribs and hips
occipital
posterior surface of head
popliteal
posterior knee area
sacral
area between hips
scapular
shoulder blade region
sural
the posterior surface of lower leg; the calf
vertebral
area of spine
sagittal section
cut mad along the lengthwise plane of the body
midssagittal
cut made down the median plane of the body and the right and left parts are equal in size
frontal
cut made along a lengthwise plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
transverse section
cut made along a horizontal plane dividing the body or organ into superior and inferior parts
section
cut
plane
imaginary line made in the body
dorsal body caity
has two subdivisions which are continuous to eachother
cranial cavity
the space inside the bony skull
spinal cavity
extends from the cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral column
ventral body cavity
contains all the structures within the chest and abdomen
thoracic cavity
cavity in the chest
abdominopelvic cavity
inferior to the diaphragm
abdominal cavity
contains the stomach, liver and intestines
pelvic cavity
where the reproductive organs are located and the bladder and rectum
umbilical region
the centermost region deep yo and surrounding the umbilicus
epigastric region
located superior to the umbilical region
hypogastric region
inferior to the umbilical region
right andleft iliac region
lateral to the hypogastric region
right and left lumbar region
lie lateral to the umbilical region
right andleft hypochondriac regions
flank the epigastric region and contain the lower ribs
right upper quadrant
top right corner of the inestines
left upper quadrants
top left corner of the intestines
right lower quadrant
lower right corner of the intestines
lower left quadrant
lower left corner of the inestines