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Toward the head or upper body
Superior
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body
Inferior
toward the front of the body
Anterior
toward the backside
Posterior
toward or at the midline of the body
Medial
away from th midline on the outer side
lateral
between a more medial and a more lateral structure
Intermediate
close to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
proximal
farther away from the origin
distal
toward or at the the body surface
superficial
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
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek area
carpal
wrist
cervical
neck region
coxal
hip
crural
leg
digital
fingers, toes
femoral
thigh
fibular
lateral part of the leg
inguinal
area where the 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
umbilical
naval
cephalic
head
deltoid
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
gluteal
buttock
lumbar
area or 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, the calf
vertebral
area of spine
median (midsagittal) plane
the left and right parts are cut evenly. down the middle
Frontal (coronal) plane
cut along the lengthwise plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
transverse plane
cut made along a horizontal plane that divides the body into superior and posterior parts
cranial cavity
the space inside the bony skull
spinal cavity
extends from the cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral column
ventral body cavity
contains all the structures within the chest and abdomen
thoracic cavity
contains the lungs, heart, and others that are protected by the rib cage
abdominal cavity
containing the stomache, liver, intestines
pelvic cavity
contains the reproductive organs, bladder, and rectum
umbilical region
centermost region, surrounding the naval
epigastric region
located superior to the umbilical region, contains the stomach
hypogastric region
inferior to the umbelical region
right iliac or inguinal regions
superior part of the hip bone
right lumbar regions
lie lateral to the umbelical region , loin
right hypochongriac regions
contains the lower ribs
left iliac or inguinal regions
superior part of the hip bone
left lumbar regions
lie lateral to the umbelical region , loin
left hypochongriac regions
contains the lower ribs