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Anatomical Position: Basic
Body erect, feet parallel, arms at sides w/ palms facing forward.
Abdominal
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
acromial
ant point of shoulder
axillary
armpit
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek area
carpal
wrist
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
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pubic
genital reegion
sternal
breastbone area
tarsal
ankle region
thoracic
chest
umbilical
navel
calcaneal
heel of foot
cephalic
head
deltoid
curve of shoulder formed by deltoid muscle
femoral
thigh
gluteal
buttock
lumbar
area of back between ribs and hips
occipital
posterior surface of head
olecranal
posterior knee area
sacral
area between hips
scapular
shoulder blade region
sural
posterior surface of lower leg:
the calf
vertebral
area of spine
plantar region
inferior body surface, sole of foot
superior
Cranial or cephalad above, towards the head
inferior
caudal below, away from head end
anterior
ventral, toward or at the front
posterior
dorsal
behind
medial
toward or at the midline of the body, on the inner side of
lateral
away from the midline, on the outer side of
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 to the body trunk
distal
farther from the origin of a body part or the point of a limb to the body trunk
superficial
external
toward or at a body surface
deep
internal
away from the body surface, more internal
sagittal plane
cut made along the lengthwise or longitudinal plane of the body dividing it into right and left halves.
frontal plane
cut made along a lengthwise plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
transverse
cut made along a horizontal plane, divides the body into superior and inferior parts