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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 backsside of the body; behind
posterior
toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner 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 origin of the body part or the ponit of attatchment 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 inferior to ribs
abdominal
point of shoulder
acromial
anterior surface of elbow
antecubital
armpit
axillary
arm
brachial
cheek area
buccal
wrist
carpal
neck region
cervial
hip
coxal
leg
crural
fingers;toes
digital
thigh
femoral
lateral part of leg
fibular
area where the thigh meets body trunk;groin
inguinal
nose area
nasal
mouth
oral
eye area
oral
interior knee
patellar
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pelvic
genital region
pubic
breastbone area
sternal
ankle region
tarsal
chest
thoracic
naval
umbiliccal
head
cephalic
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
deltiod
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
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 of 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 lenghtwise plane that divides the body or an organ into interior and posterior parts
frontal (coronal) plane