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inferior
toward the lower part of the body
anterior/ventral
nearer to or at the front of the body
posterior/dorsal
nearer to or at the back of the body
medial
nearer to the midline or midsagittal plane
superior
toward the upper part of the body
lateral
farther from the midline or midsagittal plane
proximal
nearer to the attachment of a limb to the trunk: nearer to the point of origin from the body
distal
farther from the attachment of a limb from the trunk: farther from the point of origin from the body
superficial
toward or on the surface of the body
deep
away from the surface of the body
midsagittal plane
plane that passas through the midline and divides the item into equal right and left sides
frontal/coronal plane
divides item into anterior (front) and posterior (back) portions
tranverse/cross plane
divides item into superior (upper) and inferior (lower) portions
cranial cavity
part of the dorsal body cavity which is formed of the skull and contains the brain
spinal cavity
space in vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes
thoracic cavity
chest cavity- upper portion of the ventral body cuvity
pleural (right and left)
cavities within the thoracic cavity- both surround each lung and contain a small amount of fluid
abdominopelvic cavity
the lower portion of the ventral body cavity (stomach area)
umbilical
center region of one of the 9 abdominopelvic regions
epigastric
upper middle of one of the abdominopelvic regions
hypogastric
pubic region of the abdominopelvic region
right and left iliac
bottem leftand bottem right of the abdominopelvic region
right and left lumbar
middle left and middle right of the abdominopelvic region
right and left hypochondriac
top left and top right of the abdominopelvic region
abdimonal
abdomen
antebrachial
forearm
antecubital
front of elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek
carpal
wrist
cephalic
head
cervical
neck
coxal
hip
digital
finger
femoral
thigh
inguinal
groin
nasal
nose
oral
mouth
orbital
eye
otic
ear
patellar
anterior surface of knee
pubic
pubis
tarsal
ankel
umbilical
navel
acromial
shoulder
gluteal
buttox
lumbar
loin
plantar
sole (of foot)
popliteal
hollow behind knee
sacral
between hips
scapular
shoulder blade
sural
calf
vertebral
spinal colum