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Superior (cranial or chephalad)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above.
Inferior (caudal)
Away from the head end toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below.
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
Tword 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 orgin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk.
Distal
Farther from the orgin of the body part or at the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk.
Superfical
Toward or at body surface.
Deep
Away from the body surface; more internal.
Abdominal
anterior body trunk
Acrominal
point of shoulder
antecubital
anterior surface of elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
armpit
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 thigh meets body trunk; groin
nasal
nose area
oral
mouth
orbital
eye area
patellar
anterior knee
pelvic
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pubic
gnital region
sternal
breastbone area
tarsal
ankle region
thoracic
chest
umbilical
navel
cephalic
head
deltoid
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
gluteal
buttock
lumber
area of back between ribs and hips
occipital
posterior surface of head
popliteal
posteror knee area
sacral
between hips
scapular
shoulder blade region
sural
the posterior surface of lower leg; the calf