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superior
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body.
Inferior
Away from the head end of toward the lower part of a structure or the body.
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 midline of the body.
Intermediate
Between a more medial and a more lateral structure.
Proximal
Close to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb.
Distal
Farther from the origin of a bosy part or the point of attachment of a limb.
Superficial
Toward or at the body surface
Deep
Away from the body surface.
Abdominal
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs.
acromial
point of shoulder
antecubital
anterior surface of elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek area
carpel
wrist
cervical
neck region
coxal
hip
crural
leg
digital
fingers, toes
femoral
thigh
fibular
lateral part of leg
inguinal
area where thigh meets body trunk; groin
nasal
nose area
oral
mouth
orbital
eye area
patellar
anterior knee
pelvic
are overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pubic
genital region
sternal
breastbone area
tarsel
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
occipital
posterior surface of head
popliteal
posterior knee area
sacral
area between hips
scapular
shoulder blade region
sural
the posterior surface of lower leg; calf
vertebral
area of spine
median
Cut is made down the median plane of the body and the right and left parts are equal in size.
Frontal plane
A cut made along the lengthwise plane of the body.
Transverse plane
A cut made along a horizontal plane.
Epigastric region
Located superior to the umbilical region.
hypogastric region
Inferior to the umbilical region
right and left illiac
Lateral to the hyprogastric region.
right and left lumbar regions
Lateral to the umbilical region
right and left hypochondriac regions
Flank the epigastric region and contain the lower ribs
Cranial cavity
The space inside the bony skull
Dorsal body cavity
has two subdivisions that are continuous with each other.
thoracic cavity
Separated from the rest of the ventral cavity by a dome-shaped muscle.
Diaphragm
dome-shaped cavity.
spinal cavity
Extends from the cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral column.
Abdominal cavity
containing the stomach, liver, intestines, and other organs
pelvic cavity
Reproductive organs , bladder, and rectum.