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toward the end or upper part of a structure or the body
superior (cranial)
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body
inferior (caudal)
toward or at the front of the body
anterior
toward or at the backside of the body
posterior
toward or at the midline of the body
medial
away from the midline of the body
lateral
between a more medial and more later structure
intermadiate
close to the orgin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the trunk of the body
proximal
farther from the orgin of a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
distal
toward or at the body surface
superficail
away from the body surface
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 and 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
aterior knee
patellar
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pelvic
genital area
pubic
breastbone area
sternal
ankle region
tarsal
chest
thoraric
navel
umbilical
head
cephhilic
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
deltoid
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
the posterior surface of lower leg
vertebral
area of spine
median
cut down middle of body, right and left sides are equal
frontal
cute made a long a lengthwise plane, divides body into anterior and posterior
transverse
cut made along a horizontal plane, divides body or organ into superior and inferior parts
dorsal body cavity
2 subdivisions that are continuous with eachother, cranial cavity and spinal cavity
cranial cavity
space inside bony skull
spinal cavity
extends from cranial cavity to end of vertebral colmn
ventral body cavity
contains all structures within chest and abdomen
thoracic cavity
seperated from rest of body by diaphragm, organs protected by rib cage
abdominal cavity
contains stomach, liver, intenstines,
pelvic cavity
bladder and rectum, reproductive organs
epigastric region
superior to umbilical region
hypogastric region
inferior to umbilical region
left, right, and inguial regions
lateral to hypogastric region
right, left hypochondriac regions
flank the epigastric region and contain lower ribs