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superior
toward the end or upper part of a structure or the body; above
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of the body
anterior
toward the front of the body
posterior
toward the backside of the body
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
away from the midline of the body
intermediate
between a more medial and a more lateral structure
proximal
close to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
distal
farther from the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
superficial
toward the body surface
deep
away from the body surface
abdominal
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
acromial
point of shoulder
antecubital
anterior surface of elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek area
carpal
wrist
cervical
neck region
coxal
hip
crural
leg
digital
fingers, toes
femoral
thigh
fibular
lateral part of leg
inguinal
are where thigh meets body trunk; groin
nasal
nose area
oral
mouth
orbital
eye area
patellar
anterior knee
pelvic
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pubic
genital region
sternal
breastbone area
tarsal
ankle region
thoracic
chest region
umbillical
naval
cephalic
head
deltoid
curve of shoulder formed by large deltiod muscle
gluteal
buttock
lumbar
area of back between ribs and hips
occipital
posterior surface of head
popliteal
posterior knee area
sacral
area between hips
scapular
shoulder blade region
sural
posterior surface of lower leg
vertebral
area of spine
section
cut
plane
imaginary line that cuts trough the body
saggital section
cut lenghtwise dividing the body into right and left parts
frontal
cut made lengthwise that devides the body into andterior and posterior parts
transverse
horizontal cut; superior and inferior parts
dorsal body cavity
has 2 subdivisions
cranial cavity
space inside the bony skull
spinal cavity
extends from the cranial cavity to the end of the vertebral column
ventral
within the chest and abdomen
thoracic
seperated from the rest of the cavities by the diaphragm
abdominopelvic cavity
inferior to the diaphragm
abdominal cavity
contains the stomach, liver, and other organs
pelvic
contains the bladder and rectum
umbillical region
centermost region
epigastric region
superior to the umbillical region
lumbar regions
lateral to the umbillical region