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Inferior
lower in place or position
Anterior/ventral
Located on or near the front of an organ
Posterior/dorsal
pertaining to or toward the back plane of the body
Medial
pertaining to the middle
Superior
higher in place or position
Lateral
pertaining to a side
Proximal
point of reference, midline of the body
Distal
located far from a point of reference
Superficial
being on or near the surface
Deep
extending far down from the top or surface
Midsagittal plane
a plane passing through the nasion when the skull is oriented in the horizontal.
Frontal/Coronal plane
a vertical plane at right angles, dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
Transverse/Cross plane
A plane crossing the body at right angles to the coronal and sagittal planes
Cranial Cavity
the space within the skull
Spinal Cavity
contains the spinal cord, spinal meninges, and related structures
Thoracic Cavity
space within walls of chest, containing heart and lungs
Pleural (right and left)
of or pertaining to the pleura, envelops each lung and folds back to make a lining for the chest cavity
Abdominopelvic Cavity
extending from beneath the diaphragm down to the pelvis
Umbilical
Of, relating to, or resembling a navel or an umbilical cord
Epigastric
The upper middle region of the abdomen
Hypogastric
The lowest of the three median regions of the abdomen
Right and Left iliac
the lowest lateral abdominal regions,
Right and Left Lumbar
in the part of the back and sides between the lowest ribs and the pelvis
Right and Left Hypochondriac
Relating to or located in the hypochondrium
Abdominal
relating to the abdomen, separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
Otic
located near the ear
Patellar
the flat, movable bone at the front of the knee; kneecap
Pubic
Relating to the pubic region of the abdomen
Tarsal
of or pertaining to the tarsus of the foot
Umbilical
relating to the navel
Acromial
the outward end of the spine of the scapula or shoulder blade
Gluteal
pertaining to the buttocks
Lumbar
the part of the back and sides between the lowest ribs and the pelvis
Plantar
the sole of the foot
Popliteal
the area behind the knee
Sacral
Of, near, or relating to the sacrum
Scapular
relating to the shoulder or scapula
Sural
the calf of the leg
Vertebral
pertaining to a vertebra or the vertebrae; spinal
Antebrachial
forearm region
Antecubital
in front of the elbow
Axillary
pertaining to the axilla
Brachial
relating to the arm
Buccal
relating to the mouth cavity
Carpal
relating to the wrists
Cephalic
Located on, in, or near the head
Cervical
Relating to a neck or a cervix
Coxal
the joint of the hip
Digital
Of or resembling a finger or toe or an impression made by them
Femoral
relating to the femur or thigh
Inguinal
Of or located in the groin
Nasal
relating to the nose
Oral
relating to the mouth
Orbital
relating to the eye socket