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Superior
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body
Anterior (ventral)
Toward or at the front of the body; in front of
Posterior (dorsal)
Toward or at the backside of the body; behind
Medial
Toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner side
Lateral
Away from the midline of the body; on the outer side
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 tunk
Superficial
Toward or at the body surface
Deep
Away from the body surface; more internal
Abdominal
Anterior body trunk inferior to the ribs
Acromial
point of shoulder
Antecubital
anterior surface of the 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
area where thigh meets body trunk; groin
nasal
nose area
oral
mouth
orbital
eye area
patellar
anterior knee
pelvic
area overlaying the pelvis anteriorly
pubic
genital region
sternal
breastbone area
tarsal
ankle region
thoracic
chest
umbilical
navel