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superior
toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above
inferior
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below
anterior
toward or at the front of the body; in front of
posterior
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 a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
superficial
toward or at the body surface
deep
away from the body surface
abdominal
anterior body trunk
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
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
buttlock
lumbar
area of back etween 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; the calf
vertebral
area of spine
sagittal section
is a cut made along lengthwise
frontal section
is a cut made along a lengthwise plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
transverse section
is a cut made along a horizontal plane, divding the body or organ into superior and inferior parts
cranial cavity
space inside the bony skull
spinal cavity
extends from the cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral column
ventral body cavity
thoracic, diaphragm, abdominalpelvic cavities
abdominal cavity
stomach, liver, intestines, and other organs
abdominalpelvic cavity
both abdominal and pelvic cavities