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toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above
superior
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below
inferior
toward or atthe front of the body; in front of
anterior
toward or atthe backside of the body; behind
posterior
toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner side of
medial
away from the midline of the body; on the outer side
lateral
between a more medial and a more lateral structure
intermediate
close to the origin of the body part of the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
proximal
farther fromt the origin of a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
distal
toward or at the body surface
superficial
away from the body surface; more internal
deep
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
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pelvic
genital region
pubic
breastbone area
sternal
ankle region
tarsal
chest
thoracic
navel
umbilical
head
cephalic
curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
deltoid
buttock
gluteal
area of back between ribs and hips
lumbar
posterior surface of head
occipital
posterior knee area
popliteal
area between hips
sacral
shoulder blade area
scapular
the posterior surface of lower leg; the calf
sural
area of spine
vertebral