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ANATOMICAL POSITION
Human body is erect with the feet only slightly apart, head and toes pointed forward and arms hanging at the sides with palms facing forward
ABDOMINAL
Anterior body trunk region inferior to the ribs
ANTEBRACHIAL
Pertaining to the FOREARM
ANTECUBITAL
Pertaining to the ANTERIOR SURFACE OF THE ELBOW
AXILLARY
Pertaining to the ARMPIT
BRACHIAL
Pertaining to the ARM
BUCCAL
Pertaining to the Cheek
CARPAL
Pertaining to the WRIST
CERVICAL
Pertaining to the NECK REGION
COXAL
Pertaining to the HIP
CRURAL
Pertaining to the LEG
DIGITAL
Pertaining to the FINGERS OR TOES
FEMORAL
Pertaining to the THIGH
FRONTAL
Pertaining to the FOREHEAD
HALLUX
Pertaining to the GREAT TOE
INGUINAL
Pertaining to the GROIN
MAMMARY
Pertaining to the BREAST
MENTAL
Pertaining to the CHIN
NASAL
Pertaining to the NOSE
ORAL
Pertaining to the MOUTH
ORBITAL
Pertaining to the BONY EYE SOCKET (ORBIT)
PALMAR
Pertaining to the PALM OF THE HAND
PATELLAR
Pertaining to the ANTERIOR KNEE (KNEECAP) REGION
PEDAL
Pertaining to the FOOT (PEDS, PODEA)
PELVIC
Pertaining to the PELVIS REGION
FIBULAR (PERONEAL)
Pertaining to the SIDE OF THE LEG (LATERAL)
POLLEX
Pertaining to the THUMB
PUBIC
Pertaining to the GENITAL REGION
STERNAL
Pertaining to the REGION OF THE BREASTBONE
TARSAL
Pertaining to the ANKLE
THORACIE
Pertaining to the CHEST
UMBILICAL
Pertaining to the NAVEL
ACROMIAL
Pertaining to the POINT OF THE SHOULDER
BRACHIAL
Pertaining to the ARM
CALCANEAL
Pertaining to the HEEL OF THE FOOT
CEPHALIE
Pertaining to the HEAD
DORSUM
Pertaining to the BACK
FEMORAL
Pertaining to the THIGH (FEMOR)
GLUTEAL
Pertaining to the BUTTOCKS OR RUMP
LUMBAR
Pertaining to the AREA OF THE BACK BETWEEN THE RIBS AND HIPS; THE LOIN
MANUS
Pertaining to the HAND (NOT WRIST)
OCCIPITAL
Pertaining to the POSTERIOR ASPECT OF THE HEAD OR BASE OF THE SKULL
OLEERANAL
Pertaining to the POSTERIOR ASPECT OF THE HEAD OR BASE OF THE SKULL
OLEERANAL
Pertaining to the POSTERIOR ASPECT OF THE ELBOE (TOP OF ELBOW)
OTIE
Pertaining to the EAR
PERINEAL
Pertaining to the REGION BETWEEN THE ANUS AND EXTERNAL GENITALIA
PLANTAR
Pertaining to the SOLE OF THE FOOT (BOTTOM)
POPLITEAL
Pertaining to the BACK OF THE KNEE (BACK)
SACRAL
Pertaining to the REGION BETWEEN THE HIPS (OVERLYING THE SACRUM)
SEAPULAR
Pertaining to the SCAPULA OR SHOULDER BLADE AREA
SURAL
Pertaining to the CALF OR POSTERIOR SURFACE OF THE LEG
VERTEBRAL
Pertaining to the AREA OF THE SPINAL COLUMN
SUPERIOR/INFERIOR
(SUPERIOR STUCTURES - ABOVE) (INFERIOR STRUCTURES - BELOW)
example: Nose is superior to the mouth
ANTERIOR/POSTERIOR
ANTERIOR STRUCTURES - FORWARD
POSTERIOR STRUCTURES - BACK
example: Spine is 'posterior' to the heart
Medial/Lateral
(Toward the midline/away from the midline or median plane)
example: Breastbone is medial to the ribs; the ear is lateral to the nose
Cephalad (Cranial)/(Caudal)
Same as Superior/Inferior but used w/four legged animals.
Cephalad - Towards the head (Front)
Caudal - Towards the tail (Back)
Dorsal/Ventral
Dorsal - Towards the back
Veutral - Towards the belly
example: (dorsal - Top of dog)
example: (Veutral - Bottom of dog)
Superficial / Deep
Superficial: (External)
Deep: (Internal)

Example: Skin is Superficial to muscles
Another Word For "Section"
CUT
A Plane
Imaginary surface or line
Sagittal Plane
An imaginary line that runs longitudinally (Up/Down) and DIVIDES THE BODY INTO RIGHT AND LEFT PARTS
MEDIAN
(Also Called A MIDSAGITTAL PLANE)
A SAGITTAL PLANE that DIVIDES THE BODY RIGHT DOWN THE MEDIAN PLACE OF THE BODY
PARASAGITTAL PLANS
All sagittal plans that are not considered median or midsagittal.
FRONTAL PLANE
(Also called a CORONAL PLANE)
A Longitudinal plane that divides the body (or an organ) into anterior and posterior parts
TRANSVERSE PLANE
RUNS HORIZONTALLY, DIVIDING THE BODY INTO SUPERIOR AND INFERIOR PARTS.
CROSS SECTIONS
WHEN ORGANS ARE SECTIONED (OR CUT) ALONG THE TRANSVERSE PLANE
CRANIAL CAVITY
Which THE BRAIN IS ENCLOSED WITHIN THE RIGID SKULL
VERTEBRAL (or SPINAL) CAVITY
WITHIN WHICH THE DELICATE SPINAL CORD IS PROTECTED BY THE BONY VERTEBRAL COLUMN
Subdivisions of the: DORSAL BODY CAVITY
CRANIAL CAVITY & VERTEBRAL (SPINAL) CAVITY
Subdivisions For: Ventral Body Cavity
Superior THORACIE CAVITY,
ABDOMINOPELVIC CAVITY,
ABDOMINAL CAVITY & PELVIC CAVITY
THOEACIE CAVITY
HEART & LUNGS LOCATED HERE - Separated from the rest of the ventral cavity by the dome-shaped diaphragm.
ABDOMINOPELVIC CAVITY
CAVITY INFERIOR TO THE DIAPHRAGM
ABDOMINAL CAVITY
STOMACH, INTESTINES, LIVER, AND OTHER ORGANS HERE
PELVIC CAVITY
Region that is partially enclosed by the bony pelvis and CONTAINS THE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS, BLADDER, AND RECTUM
SEROSA OR SEROUS MEMBRANE
EXCEEDINGLY THIN, DOUBLE-LAYERED MEMBRANE THAT COVERS THE WALLS OF THE VENTRAL BODY CAVITY AND THE OUTER SURFACES OF THE ORGANS IT CONTAINS
PARIETAL SEROSA
THE PART OF THE MEMBRANE LINING THE VENTRAL BODY CAVITY WALLS
VISCERAL SEROSA
COVERS THE EXTERNAL SURFACE OF THE ORGANS WITHIN THE VENTRAL BODY CAVITY