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Pertaining to the forearm
Antebrachial
Pertaining to the anterior surface of the elbow
Antecubital
Pertaining to the armpit
Axillary
Pertaining to the arm
Brachial
Pertaining to the cheek
Buccal
Pertaining to the wrist
Carpal
Pertaining to the neck region
Cervical
Pertaining to the hip
Coxal
Pertaining to the leg
Crural
Pertaining to the fingers or toes
Digital
Pertaining to the thigh
Femoral
Pertaining to the forehead
Frontal
Pertaining to the great toe
Hallux
Pertaining to the groin
Inguinal
Pertaining to the breast
Mammary
Pertaining to the chin
Mental
Pertaining to the nose
Nasal
Pertaining to the mouth
Oral
Pertaining to the bony eye socket (orbit)
Orbital
Pertaining to the palm of the hand
Palmar
Pertaining to the anterior knee (kneecap) region
Patellar
Pertaining to the foot
Pedal
Pertaining to the pelvis region
Pelvic
Pertaining to the side of the leg
Fibular
Pertaining to the thumb
Pollex
Pertaining to the genital region
Pubic
Pertaining to the region of the breastbone
Sternal
Pertaining to the ankle
Tarsal
Pertaining to the chest
Thoracic
Pertaining to the navel
Umbilical
Pertaining to the point of the shoulder
Acromial
Pertaining to the heel of the foot
Calcaneal
Pertaining to the head
Cephalic
Pertaining to the back
Dorsum
Pertaining to the buttocks or rump
Gluteal
Pertaining to the area of the back between the ribs and hips; the loin
Lumbar
Pertaining to the hand
Manus
Pertaining to the posterior aspect of the head or base of the skull
Occipital
Pertaining to the posterior aspect of the elbow
Olecranal
Pertaining to the ear
Otic
Pertaining to the region between the anus and external gentalia
Perineal
Pertaining to the sole of the foot
Plantar
Pertaining to the back of the knee
Popliteal
Pertaining to the region between the hips (overlying the sacrum)
Sacral
Pertaining to the scapula or shoulder blade area
Scapular
Pertaining to the calf or posterior surface of the leg
Sural
Pertaining to the area of the spinal column
Vertebral
Superior (Human)
Cephalad
Inferior (Human)
Caudal
Posterior (Human)
Dorsal
Anterior (Human)
Ventral
Proximal
Nearer the trunk or attached end
Distal
Farther from the trunk or point of attachment
Medial
Toward the midline
Lateral
Away from the midline or median plane
Toward the head, Anterior (Four Legged Animal)
Cephalad
Toward the tail, Posterior (Four Legged Animal)
Caudal
Superior, or top of back (Four Legged Animal)
Dorsal
Inferior, or toward the belly (Four Legged Animal)
Ventral
Toward or at the body surface
Superficial/External
Away from the body surface
Deep/Internal
Cavity containing the brain and skull
Cranial Cavity
Cavity containing the spinal cord and vertebral column
Vertebral / Spinal Cavity
Cavity containing the cranial and vertebral cavity
Dorsal Cavity
Cavity containing the heart, lungs, and rib cage... Separated from others by the diaphragm
Thoracic Cavity
Cavity containing the digestive organs
Abdominal Cavity
Cavity containing the Bladder, reproductive organs, and anus
Pelvic Cavity
Cavity containing both the pelvic and abdominal cavity
Abdominopelvic cavity
Cavity containing the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavity
Ventral Cavity
Covering of the outer surfaces of organs and the walls of the ventral cavity
Serous Membrane
Membrane lining the cavity walls
Parietal serosa
Membrane covering the external surface of the organs
Visceral Serosa
Serosa lining the abdominal cavity
Peritoneum
Serosa enclosing the lungs
Pleura
Serosa around the heart
Pericardium
The centermost region, which includes the umbilicus
Umbilical Region
Immediately superior to the umbilical region; overlies most of the stomach
Epigastric Region
Immediately inferior to the umbilical region; encompasses the pubic area
Hypogastric (Pubic) Region
Lateral to the hypogastric region and overlying the superior parts of the hip bones
Iliac (Inguinal) Regions
Between the ribs and the flaring portions of the hip bones; lateral to the umbilical region
Lumbar Region
Flanking the epigastric region laterally and overlying the lower ribs
Hypochondriac regions
Joint cavities, such as the ones between the vertebrae and the knee and hip joints
Synovial Cavities
Pertaining to the organs of the body, not the body wall
Visceral
The space in the middle of the chest, between the pleura. Contains the heart, trachea, esophagus and thymus gland.
Mediastinum
A point to the side
Peripheral
Pertaining the the chest
Pectoral