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Toward the upper area of the body; above
Superior (Cranial or cephalid)
Toward the lower area of the body; below
Inferior (Caudal)
Toward the front of the body; in front of
Anterior (Ventral)
Toward the backside of the body; behind
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the midline of the body; on the inner side of
Medial
Further away from the midline of the body; on the outer side of
Lateral
Between a more medial and a more lateral structure
Intermediate
Closer to the trunk of the body (refering only to the limbs)
Proximal
Farther away from the trunk of the body (refering to limbs)
Distal
Closer toward the body surface
Superficial
Further away from the body surface; more internal
Deep
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
Abdominal
point of shoulder
Acromial
anterior surface of elbow
Antecubital
armpit
Axillary
arm
Brachial
cheek area
Buccal
wrist
Carpal
neck region
Cervical
hip
Coxal
leg
Crural
fingers, toes
Digital
thigh
Femoral
lateral part of leg
Fibular
area where thigh meets body trunk, groin
Inguinal
nose area
Nasal
mouth
Oral
eye area
Orbital
anterior knee
Patellar
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
Pelvic
genital region
Pubic
breastbone area
Sternal
ankle region
Tarsal
chest
Thoracic
navel
Umbilical
head
Cephalic
curve of the shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
Deltoid
buttock
Gluteal
area of back between ribs and hips
Lumbar
posterior surface of head
Occipital
posterior knee area
Popliteal
area between hips
Sacral
shoulder blade region
Scapular
the posterior surface of lower leg; the calf
Sural
area of spine
Vertebral
lengthwise plane of the body that seperates body into right and left parts
Sagittal
equal lengthwise plane of the body
Midsagittal
divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
Frontal (Coronal)
Divides the body into superior and inferior parts
Transverse Plane
Has two subdivisions which are continuous with each other
Dorsal Body Cavity
The space inside the bony skull
Cranial Cavity
Extends from the cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral column
Spinal Cavity
Contains all the structures within the chest and abdomen and is also subdivided
Ventral Body Cavity
The superior cavity that extends inferiorly to the diaphram; contains heart and lungs; protected by rib cage
Thoracic Cavity
The cavity inferior to the diaphram that contains the digestive, urinary,and reproductive organs
Abdominopelvic Cavity
The centermost region of the body; deep to and surrounding the umbilicus
Umbilical Region
Located superior to the umbilical region
Epigastric Region
Inferior to the umbilical region
Hypogastric Region
Lateral to the hypogastric region
Right and Left Iliac (Inguinal Region)
Lateral to the umbilical region
Right and Left Lumbar Regions
Flank the epigastric region and contain the lower ribs
Right and Left Hypochondriac Regions