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toward the head end or upper part of a structure of body
Superior
away from head or toward lower part of body, below.
inferior
at front of body; in front of

(ventral)
anterior
backside of body; behind

(dorsal)
posterior
midline of body; inner side of
medial
away from midline; outer side of
lateral
between a more medial and a more lateral structure
intermediate
point of attachment of a limb to body of trunk, close to origin of body
proximal
farther from origin, point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
distal
toward or at body of surface
superficial
away from body surface; more internal
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, 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
anterior knee
patellar
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pelvic
genital region
pubic
breastbone area
sternal
ankle region
tarsal
chest
thoracic
navel
umbilical
head
cephalic
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
deltoid
buttock
gluteal
area of back between ribs and hips
lumbar
posterior surface of head
occipital
posterior knee area
popliteal
area between hips
sacral
shoulder blade region
scapular
the posterior surface of lower leg; calf
sural
area of spine
vertebral
cut down middle of body, right and left sides are equal
median
cut made a long a lengthwise plane, divides body into anterior and posterior
frontal
cut made along a horizontal plane, divides body or organ into superior and inferior parts
transverse
2 subdivisions that are continuous with eachother, cranial cavity and spinal cavity
dorsal body cavity
space inside bony skull
cranial cavity
extends from cranial cavity to end of vertebral colmn
spinal cavity
contains all structures within chest and abdomen
ventral body cavity
seperated from rest of body by diaphragm, organs protected by rib cage
thoracic cavity
contains stomach, liver, intenstines,
abdominal cavity
bladder and rectum, reproductive organs
pelvic cavity
deep to and surrounding the umbilicus (navel)
umbilical region
superior to umbilical region
epigastric region
inferior to umbilical region
hypogastric region
lateral to hypogastric region
left, right, and inguial regions
flank the epigastric region and contain lower ribs
right, left hypochondriac regions