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  • Front
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toward head or upper part of structure
Superior/Rostral
away from head or toward lower part/tail end of structure
Inferior/Caudal
toward the front of the body; in front of
Anterior
toward or at back of body; behind
Posterior
towards midline
Medial
out towards side
Lateral
toward the back or spine
Dorsal
toward the front or belly
Ventral
closer to the point of attachment or origin
proximal
Farther from the point of attachment or origin
Distal
On or near the surface/closer to body surface
Superficial
Under surface/farther from the body surface
Deep
Head, cervical, Trunk....

What body region?
Axial
Upper limbs, shoulder girdles, lower limbs, pelvic girdles

What Body Surface?
Appendicular
Body erect
facing forward
feet together
arms at side
palms forward
Anatomical Position
Cephalic
Head
Cranial
Back of Head
Facial
Face
Oral
Mouth
Nasal
Nose
Buccal
Cheek
Mental
Chin
Orbital
Eye
Otic
Ear
Nuchal
Back of the Neck
Cervical
Front of the Neck
Thoracic
Chest
Acromial
Shoulder
Interscapular
Region Between shoulder blades
Scapular
Shoulder blades
Axillary
armpit
Brachial
Arm
Cubital
Elbow
Olecranal
Back of elbow
Antebrachial
forearm
Carpel
wrist
Palmer
palm
Dorsum
top of hand or foot
Digital
fingers
Umbilical
belly button
Abdominal
abdomen
Vertebral
spinal column
Lumbar
lower back
Sacral
very lower back, posterior pelvis
Pubic
genital region
Perineal
region between the anum and external genitalia
Inguinal
groin
Gluteal
buttock
Femoral
thigh
Patellar
knee cap
Poplitel
back of knee
Crural
Leg; calf area
Calcaneal
heel
Tarsel
ankle
Pedal
foot
Median or midsagittal plane
vertical plane that divides into 2 equal halves
Sagittal or Parasagittal Plan
vertical plane that divides into two unequal halves
Frontal or Coronal Plane
Vertical plane that divides into front and back sections
Tranverse or Horizontal Plane
Horizontal plane that divides into top and bottom sections
Sternal
Area Between the pectorals
pectoral
breast area
Visceral pericardium
covers the heart within the cavity
parietal pericardium
lines the pericardial(heart) cavity
Visceral Pleura
covers the lungs
Parietal Pleura
lines the walls of the throacic cavity
Visceral Peritoneum
covers most of the orans within the abdomniopelvic cavity
parietal peritoneum
lines the walls of the abdominopelvic cavity
Visceral serosa
membrane covering the organs in the cavity
Parietal serosa
membrane lining the cavity walls
The eyes are ________ to the ears
medial
the ears are _________ to the eyes
lateral
the knee is _______ to the foot
proximal
the foot is ______to the knee
distal
the eyes are _________to the brain
anterior
the brian is ________to the eyes
posterior
the trunk is _______ to the legs
superior
the feet are _________ to the legs
inferior
the skin is ______ to the skeleton
superficial
the skeleton is _______ to the skin
deep
the forehead is _______ to the nose
superior
the navel is _______ to the breastbone
inferior
the breastbone is ______to the spine
anterior
the heart is ______ to the spine
posterior
the groin is ________ to the thigh
medial
the eye is __________ to the bridge of the nose
lateral
the elbow is _______ to the wrist
proximal
the knee is _______ to the thigh
distal