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superior
body part above another part or closer to the head
inferior
lower than another, toward the feet
anterior
towards the front
posterior
towards the back
median
imaginary midline dividing the body into equal right and left halves
lateral
toward the side (ears are lateral to the eyes)
proximal
body part that is closer to a point of attachment
distal
particular body part is farther from a point of attachment
superficial
near the surface
deep
more internal than superficial
epigastric
upper middle portion
left and right hypochondriac
each side of epigastric region
umbilical region
middle portion
left and right lumbar regions
lie on each side of the umbilical region
hypogastric region
lower middle portion
left and right iliac region
lie on each side of the hypogastric region
anatomical position
body is standing erect face forward with upper limbs at side and palms forward
abdominal
region between thorax and pelvis
acromial
point of the shoulder
antebrachial
forearm
antecubital
space in front of the elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek
carpal
wrist
celiac
abdomen
cephalic
head
cervical
neck
costal
ribs
coxal
hip
crural
leg
cubital
elbow
digital
finger
dorsal
back
femoral
thigh
frontal
forehead
genital
reproductive organs
gluteal
buttocks
inguinal
thigh (groin)
lumbar
region of lower back between ribs and pelvis
mammary
breast
mental
chin
nasal
nose
occipital
lower posterior region of head
oral
mouth
orbital
eye cavity
otic
ear
palmar
palm
patellar
front of the knee
pectoral
chest
pedal
foot
pelvic
pelvis
perineal
region between anus and external reproductive organs
plantar
sole of foot
popliteal
area behind knee
sacral
posterior region between hipbones
sternal
middle of thoarx anteriorly
tarsal
instep of foot
umbilical
naval
vertebral
spinal column