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AXIAL
Relating to the head, neck and truck, the axis of the body.
APPENDICULAR
Relating to the limbs, and their attachements to the axis
ABDOMINAL
pertaining to the anterior body truck region, inferior to the ribs

Anterior/Ventral
ACROMIAL
pertaining to the point of the shoulder

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
ANTEBRACHIAL
pertaining to the forearm

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
ANTECUBITAL
pertaining to the anterior surface of the elbow

Anterior/Ventral
AXILLARY
pertaining to the armpit

Anterior/Ventral
BRACHIAL
pertaining to the arm

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
BUCCAL
pertaining to the cheek

Anterior/Ventral
CARPAL
pertaining to the wrist

Anterior/Ventral
AXIAL
Relating to the head, neck and truck, the axis of the body.
APPENDICULAR
Relating to the limbs, and their attachements to the axis
ABDOMINAL
pertaining to the anterior body truck region, inferior to the ribs

Anterior/Ventral
ACROMIAL
pertaining to the point of the shoulder

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
ANTEBRACHIAL
pertaining to the forearm

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
ANTECUBITAL
pertaining to the anterior surface of the elbow

Anterior/Ventral
AXILLARY
pertaining to the armpit

Anterior/Ventral
BRACHIAL
pertaining to the arm

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
BUCCAL
pertaining to the cheek

Anterior/Ventral
CARPAL
pertaining to the wrist

Anterior/Ventral
CEPHALIC
pertaining to the head

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
CERVICAL
pertaining to the neck region

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
COXAL
pertaining to the hip

Anterior/Ventral
CRURAL
pertaining to the leg

anterior/ventral
DIGITAL
pertaining to the fingers or toes

anterior/ventral and posterior/dorsal
FEMORAL
pertaining to the thigh

anterior/ventral and posterior/dorsal
FIBULAR (PERONEAL)
pertaining to the side of the leg

anterior/ventral and posterior/ventral
CEPHALIC
pertaining to the head

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
FRONTAL
pertaining to the head

anterior/ventral
HALLUX
pertaining to the great toe

anterior/ventral
CERVICAL
pertaining to the neck region

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
INGUINAL
pertaining to the groin

anterior/ventral
CEPHALIC
pertaining to the head

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
COXAL
pertaining to the hip

Anterior/Ventral
CRURAL
pertaining to the leg

anterior/ventral
CERVICAL
pertaining to the neck region

Anterior/Ventral and Posterior/Dorsal
DIGITAL
pertaining to the fingers or toes

anterior/ventral and posterior/dorsal
COXAL
pertaining to the hip

Anterior/Ventral
CRURAL
pertaining to the leg

anterior/ventral
FEMORAL
pertaining to the thigh

anterior/ventral and posterior/dorsal
DIGITAL
pertaining to the fingers or toes

anterior/ventral and posterior/dorsal
FIBULAR (PERONEAL)
pertaining to the side of the leg

anterior/ventral and posterior/ventral
FRONTAL
pertaining to the head

anterior/ventral
FEMORAL
pertaining to the thigh

anterior/ventral and posterior/dorsal
FIBULAR (PERONEAL)
pertaining to the side of the leg

anterior/ventral and posterior/ventral
HALLUX
pertaining to the great toe

anterior/ventral
FRONTAL
pertaining to the head

anterior/ventral
HALLUX
pertaining to the great toe

anterior/ventral
INGUINAL
pertaining to the groin

anterior/ventral
INGUINAL
pertaining to the groin

anterior/ventral
MAMMARY
pertaining to the breast

anterior/ventral
MANUS
pertaining to the hand

anterior/ventral
MENTAL
pertaining to the chin

anterior/ventral
NASAL
pertaining to the nose

anterior/ventral
ORAL
pertaining to the mouth

anterior/ventral
ORBITAL
pertaining to the bone eye socket

anterior/ventral
PALMAR
pertaining to the palm of the hand

anterior/ventral
PATELLAR
pertaining to the anterior of the knee (kneecap) region

anterior/ventral
PEDAL
pertaining to the foot

anterior/ventral
PELVIC
pertaining to the pelvis region

anterior/ventral
POLLEX
pertaining to the thumb

anterior/ventral
PUBIC
pertaining to the genital region

anterior/ventral
STERNAL
pertaining to the region of the breastbone

anterior/ventral
TARSAL
pertaining to the ankle

anterior/ventral
THORACIC
pertaining to the chest

anterior/ventral
UMBILICAL
pertaining to the navel

anterior/ventral
CALCANEAL
pertaining to the heal of the foot

Posterior/Dorsal
DORSUM
pertaining to the back

Posterior/Dorsal
GLUTEAL
pertaining to the buttocks

Posterior/Dorsal
LUMBAR
pertaining to the area of the back between the ribs and hips, the loin

Posterior/Dorsal
OCCIPITAL
pertaining to the posterior aspect of the head, or base of the skull

Posterior/Dorsal
OLECRANAL
pertaining to the posterior aspect of the elbow

Posterior/Dorsal
OTIC
pertaining to the ear

Posterior/Dorsal
PERINEAL
pertaining to the region between the anus and external genitalia

Posterior/Dorsal
PLANTAR
pertaining to the sole of the feet

Posterior/Dorsal
POPLITEAL
pertaining to the back of the knee

Posterior/Dorsal
SACRAL
pertaining to the region between the hips (V of but cheeks)

Posterior/Dorsal
SCAPULAR
pertaining to the scapula, or shoulderblade area

Posterior/Dorsal
SURAL
pertaining to the calf, or posterior surface of the leg

Posterior/Dorsal
VERTEBRAL
pertaining to the spinal column

Posterior/Dorsal
Superior/Inferior
Above/Below

refer to placement along the axis of the body, superior is always above other structurs, and inferior is always below.

the nose is superior to the mouth.
Anterior/Posterior
Front/Back

in humans most structures are anterior, or the most forward. Features such as the spine are posterior

the spine is posterior to the heart
Medial/Lateral
Toward the midline/away from the midline

the sternum is medial to the ribs, the ear is lateral to the nose
Cephalad (cranial) / caudal
towards the head/toward the tail (*in humans, interchangeable with superior, inferior) in animals synonumous with posterior (caudal) and anterior (cephalad)
dorsal/ventral
backside/bellyside

(*in humans, interchangeable with anterior and posterior) in animal synonymous with superior (dorsal) and inferior (ventral)
proximal/distal
nearer the trunk/further from trunk or point of attachment
superficial (external)/deep (internal)
toward/away from body surface