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Superior
Toward the heard end or upper part of a structure of the body
Inferior
Away from the head or toward the lower part of the body.
Anterior
Front of the body: in front of

(ventral)
Posterior
Backside of the body: behind

(dorsal)
Medial
Middle of the body: inner side of
Lateral
Away from midline: outter side of
Intermediate
Between a more medial and more lateral structure
Proxmal
Point of attachment of a limb to body of trunk, close to orgin of the body
Distal
Farher from orgin, point of attachment of limb to the body trunk.
Superficial
Toward or at the body surface
Deep
Away from the surface: more internal
Abdominal
Anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
Acromial
Point of sholder
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 the leg
inguinal
area where the thigh meets the body trucnk: grion
nasal
nose area
oral
mouth
orbital
eye area
patellar
anterior knee
pelvic
area overlying pelvis anteriorly
pubic
genital region
sternal
breast bone area
tarsal
ankle region
thoracic
chest
umbilical
navel
cephalic
head
deltoid
curve of sholder formed by large deltoid muscle
gluteal
buttock
lumbar
area of back between ribs and hips
occipial
posterior surface of head
poplieal
posterior knee area
sacral
area between hips
scapular
sholder blade region
sural
posterior surface of lower leg: calf
vertebral
area of spine
median plane
midsagittal- cut made lengthwise or longitudinal, plane of dividing the body into right and left parts
frontal
a cut made along a lengthwise plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
transverse plane
a cut made along horizontal plan dividing the body or organ into a superior and inferior parts
dorsal body cavity
2 subdivisions which are continuous with eachother
cranial cavity
space inside the bony skull
spinal cavity
extends from the cranial cavity to the vertebral cavity
ventral body cavity
much larger than the dorsal cavity
thoratic cavity
separated from the rest of the ventral cavity
abdomional cavity
stomach liver intestines and other organs
pelvic cavity
blatter and rectum
umbilical region
centermost region deep to and surrounded by the umbilicus (navel)
epigastric
superior to the umbilical region
hypogastric region
inferior to the umbilical
right and left iliac or inguinal region
lateral to the umbilical region
right and left hypochondraic region
flank the epigastric region- lower ribs