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

(ventral)
posterior
backside of body; behind

(dorsal)
medial
midline of body; inner side of
lateral
away from midline; outer side of
intermediate
between a more medial and a more lateral structure
proximal
point of attachment of a limb to body of trunk, close to origin of body
distal
farther from origin, point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
superficial
toward or at body of surface
deep
away from body surface; more internal
abdominal
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
acromial
point of shoulder
antecubital
anterior surface of 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 overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pubic
genital region
sternal
breastbone area
tarsal
ankle region
thoracic
chest
umbilical
navel
cephalic
head
deltoid
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
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; calf
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
umbilical region
deep to and surrounding the umbilicus (navel)
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