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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
pertainint to the leg
digital
pertaining to the fingers & toes
femoral
pertaining to the thigh
fibular (peroneal)
pertaining to the side of the leg
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
pelvic
pertaining to the pelvis region
pollex
pertaining to the thumb
pubic
pertaining to the genital region
sternal
pertaining to the region of the breastbone
tarsal
pertaining to the ankle
thoracic
pertaining to the chest
umbilical
pertaining to the navel
acromial
pertaining to the point of the shoulder (shoulder blade)
brachial
pertaining to the arm
calcaneal
pertaining to the heel of the foot
cephalic
pertaining to the head
dorsum
pertaining to the back
femoral
pertaining to the thigh
gluteal
pertaining to the buttocks or rump
lumbar
pertaining to the area between the ribs and the hips; loin
manus
pertaining to the hand
occipital
pertaining to the posterior aspect of the head or base of the skull
olecranal
pertaining to the posterior aspect of the elbow
otic
pertaining to the ear
perineal
pertaining to the region between the anus and external genitalia
plantar
pertaining to the sole of the foot
popliteal
pertaining to the back of the knee
sacral
pertaining to the region between the hips (overlying the sacrum)
scapular
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
axial
relating to the head, neck, & trunk; the axis of the body
appendicular
relating to the lmbs and their attachments to the axis
abdominal
pertaining to the anterior body trunk region inferior to the ribs
acromial
pertaining to the point of the shoulder
Superior
higher on the long axis of the body (above)
Inferior
lower on the long axis of the body (below)
Anterior
closer to the front of the body (front)
Posterior
closer to the back of the body (back)
Medial
closer to the midline of the body
lateral
farther from the midline of the body
cephalad
closer to the head
caudal
closer to the foot/tail of the body
dorsal
closer to the backside of the body
ventral
closer to the bellyside of the body
Proximal
closer to the trunk of the body
Distal
farther from the trunk of the body
Superficial
toward the surface of the body
Deep (internal)
away from the body surface
sagittal plane
divides the body into left & right parts
midsagittal plane
runs down the midline of the body, separating into left & right parts
frontal plane (coronal plane)
divides body into front & back
transverse plane
divides the body into top & bottom
dorsal body cavity
contains the cranial & vertebral cavities
Ventral body cavity
containes the thoracic, abdominal & pelvic cavities
serosa
a very thin, double-layered membrane covering the walls of the ventral body cavities
parietal serosa
membrane lining the cavity walls
visceral serosa
membrane covering the external surfaces of the organs witin the ventral cavity
perioneum
serosa membrane linint the abdominal cavity and covering the organs
pleura
serosa membrane enclosing the lungs
pericardium
serosa membrane enclosing the heart
Umbilical region
the centermost region including the umbilicus
epigastric region
immediately superior to the umbilical region, overlies most of the stomach
hypogastric region
immediately inferior to the umbilical region; encompassing the pubic area
iliac (inguinal) regions
lateral to the hypogastric region and overlying the superior parts of the hip bones
lumbar regions
between the ribs and the flaring portions of the hip bones; lateral to the umbilical region
hypochondriac regions
flanking the epigastric region laterally and overlying the lower ribs
oral cavity
the mouth; contains tongue & teeth, continuous with the digestive tube
nasal cavity
located within and posterior to the nose, part of the passages of the repiratory system
middle ear cavity
medial to the eardrum & carved into the bony skull
synovial cavity
joint cavities