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left and right iliac region
on each side of the hypogastric region
axillary
armpit
left and right lumbar region
on each side of the umbilical region
pectoral
chest
deep
used to describe parts that are more internal
vertebral
the spinal column
distal
a particular body part is farther from the point of attachment or father from the trunk than another part
carpal
the wrist
thoracic cavity
contains the lungs, heart, esophagus, trachea, & thymus gland (inside of the ventral cavity)
femoral
the thigh
midsagital (median)
refers to a sagital section that passes along the midline
costal
the ribs
sagital
refers to a lengthwise cut that divides the body into right and left portions
celiac
the abdomen
abdominal cavity
contains stomach, liver, spleen, gallbladder, and most of the small and large intestines (inside of the ventral cavity)
plantar
sole of the foot
inferior
situated below another body part or toward the feet
orbital
the eye cavity
pelvic cavity
contains terminal portoin of large intestines, urinary bladder, and internal reproductive organs (inside of the ventral cavity)
umbilical
the navel
umbilical region
middle portion of abdomen
brachial
the upper arm
transverse (horizontal)
refers to a cut that divides the body into superior and inferior portions
mammary
the breast
appendicular portion
arms & legs
cervical
the neck
dorsal cavity
subdivided into two parts cranial cavity and spinal cavity
nasal
the nose
metabolism
indicates all chemical reactions occuring in the body
frontal
the forehead
frontal (coronal)
refers to a section that divides the body into anterior and posterior positions
digital
the finger
abdominal
the region between the thorax and the pelvis
pedal
the foot
superficial (peripheral)
situated near the surface
gluteal
the buttocks
proximal
used to describe a body part that is closer to the point of attachment or closer to the trunk of the body than another part
otic
the ear
anterior (ventral)
towards the front
mental
the chin
physiology
branch of biological science that studies and describes how body parts work or function
crural
the leg
hypogastric region
lower middle region of abdomen
perineal
the region between the anus and the external reproductive organs
axial portion
head, neck, & trunk
popliteal
the area behind the knee
structural organization of an organism
chemicals~~ cell ~~ tissue ~~ organ~~ organ system~~ organism
palmar
palm of the hand
medial
toward or near the midline
inguinal
the depressed area of the abdominal wall near the thigh (groin)
superior
a body part is above another part or closer to the head
buccal
the cheek
abdominopelvic cavity
two parts the abdominal cavity and pelvic cavity (inside of the ventral cavity)
lumbar
region of the lower back between ribs and pelvis
lateral
toward the side
cubital
the elbow
homeostasis
the tendency of the body's systems to maintain a relatively constant or balanced internal environment
genital
reproductive organs
anatomy
study of shape & structure of body parts
tarsal
instep of the foot
anatomical position
standing erect, face is forward, arms at side, , with palms forward
sternal
the middle of the thorax, anteriorly
posterior (dorsal)
toward the back
oral
the mouth
spinal cavity
contains the spinal cord and is surrounded by sections of the backbone (inside of the dorsal cavity)
dorsal
the back
cranial cavity
houses the brain (inside of the dorsal cavity)
coxal
the hip
occipital
lower back region of the head
ventral cavity
consists of thoracic cavity and abdominalpelvic cavity
sacral
posterior region between the hip bones
epigastric region
upper middle portion of the abdomen
left and right hypochondriac region
on each side of the epigastric region
acromial
the point of the shoulder
antebrachial
the forearm
antecubital
the space in front of the elbow