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toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above
superior
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below
inferior
toward or at the front of the body; in front of
anterior
toward or at the backside of the body; behind
posterior
toward or at the midline of the body; on the innner side of
medial
away from the midline of the body; on the inner side
lateral
between a more medial and a more lateral structure
intermediate
close to the original of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
proximal
farther from the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
distal
toward or at the body surface
superficial
way from the body surface; more internal
deep
anterior body trunk inferiorto to ribs
abdominal
point of shoulder
acrominal
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
oral
snterior knee
patellar
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pelvic
genital region
pubic
breastbone area
sternal
ankle region
tarsal
chest
thoracic
naval
umbilical
head
cephalic
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
deltoid
buttock
gluteal
area of back between ribs and hips
lumbar
posterior surface of head
occipital
popliteal
posterior knee area
area between hips
sacral
shoulder blade region
scaoular
the posterior surface of lower leg; the calf
sural
area of spine
vertebral
cut
section
when the section is made through the body wall or through an organ, it is made along an imaginary line
plane
cut made along the lengthwise, or longitudinal, plane of the body, dividing the body into right and left parts
sagittal section
cut made down the median plane of the body and the right and left parts are equal in size
median (midsagittal) section
a cut made along a lengthwise plane that divides the body 9or an organ into anterior and posterior parts
frontal (coronal) plane
cut made along a horizontal plane, dividing the body organ into superior and inferior parts
tranverse section
has two subdvisions, which are continous with each other; pertaning to the back, posterior
dorsal body cavity
is the space inside the bony skull
cranial cavity
extends from the cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral column
spinal cavity
larger than the dorsal cavity. it contains all the structures within the chest and abdomen. it anterior or front
ventral cavity
is seperated from the reast of the ventral cavity by a dome-shaped muscle; the chest; (lungs, heart, and other)
thoracic cavity
any partition or wall seperating one area from another. a muscle that seperates the thoracic cavity from the abdominopelvic cavity
diaphragm
cavity inferior to the diamphragm
abdominopelvis
containing the stomach, liver, intestines, and other organs
abdominal cavity
reproductive organs, bladder, and rectum
pelvic cavity
is the centermost region, dep to an surrounding the umbilicuz( navel).
unbilical region
is lcated superior to the umbilical region; above stomach
epigastric region
is inferior to the umbilical region; below
hypogastric region
are lateral to the hyposgastric region; superior part od the hip bone
right or left iliac or inguinal region
lie lateral to the umbilical region
right or left lumbar region
FLANK THE EPIGASTRIC REGION AND CONTAIN THE LOWER RIBS; cartilage
right and left hypochondriac regions