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Superior
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure of 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 of
Lateral
Away from the midline of the body; on the outer side of
Intermediate
Between a more medial and a more lateral structure
Proximal
Close to the orgin of the body part of the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
Distal
Farther from the origin of a body part or point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
Superficial
Toward or at the body surface
Deep
Away from the body surface; more internal
anterior body trunk inferior to the 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
pelvic overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pelvic
genital region
pubic
breastbone area
sternal
ankle region
tarsal
chest
thoracic
naval
umbilical
head
cephalic
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
deltoid
buttock
gluteal
area on back between ribs and hips
lumbar
posterior suface of head
occipital
posterior knee area
popliteal
area between hips
sacral
shoulder blade region
scapular
posterior suface of the lower leg; the calf
sural
area of spine
vertebral
cut
section
imaginary line
plane
a cut made along the lengthwise, or longiudial, plane of the body dividing the body into right and left parts
sagittal section
a cut is made down the median plane of the body and the right and left parts are equal in size
midsagittal section
cut made along a lengthwise plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
frontal section/ coronal section
cut made along a horizontal plane, dividing the body or organ into superior and inferior parts
transverse section/cross section
two subdivisions, which are continuous with each other
dorsal body cavity
space inside the bony skull
cranial cavity
extends from the cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral colummn
spinal cavity
much larger than dorsal cavity, contains all structures within chest and abdomen
ventral body cavity
seperated from rest of ventral cavity by a dome shaped muscle, the diaphram
thoracic cavity
inferior to diaphram
abdominopelvic cavity
containing the stomach, livver, intestines, and other organs
abdominal cavity
contains reproductive organs, bladder, and rectum
pelvic cavity
centermost region, deep to nd surrounding the umbilicus
umbillical region
located superior to umbilical region
epigastric region
pubic region, inferior to umbilical region
hypogastric region
lateral to the hypogastric region
right and left iliac, inguinal regions
regions that lie lateral to the umbilical region
right and left lumbar regions
regions that flank the epigastric region and contain the lower ribs
right and left hypochondriac regions
upper right section of the stomach
right upper quadrant
upper left section of the stomach
left upper quadrant
lower right section of the stomach
right lower quadrant
lower left section of the stomach
left lower quadrant