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Superior
Toward the head
Inferior
Away from the head
Anterior
Toward the front
Posterior
Toward the back
Ventral
Belly side
Dorsal
Back side
Superficial
Surface
Deep
Inside body
Proximal
Toward the origin of the limb
Distal
Toward the end of the limb Far away from the main body or origin of limb
Medial
Toward the midline
Lateral
Toward the sideline
Systemic Anatomy
Studies all organs in one functional body system
Pathologic Anatomy
Studies changes in cell, tissue or organ structure with disease
Regional Anatomy
Studies all structures in one part of the body i.e. muscles, nerves in leg
Anatomical Position
Stand erect
Palms forward
Right and left refer to the patient
eyes forward
feet forward
Anatomical variability
Externally and internally each individual varies
(ex) organs switched sides in the body
Nasal
Nose
Oral
Mouth
Cervical
Neck
Acromial
Point of shoulder
Axillary
Armpit
Mammary
Breast
Brachial
Upper arm
Antebrachial
Forearm
Carpal
Wrist (8 bones)
Digits
Fingers & toes
Plamar
Palms
Pubic
Genital Region
Tarsal
Ankle (7 bones)