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superior
toward the hhead end or upper part of a structure; 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
indtermediate
between a more medial and a more lateral structure
proximal
close to the origin of the body part or the pooint of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
distal
farther from the origin of the 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; more internal
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,groin
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
buttock
lumbar
area of back between 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
section
cut
plane
imaginary line that cuts through the body
sagittal section
cut made lengthwise, dividing body into left and right parts
median (midsagittal)
cut down the middle with left and right parts equal`
frontal section
plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
transverse section
cut along horizontal plane dividing body into superior and inferior parts
dorsal body cavity
contains cranial and spinal
cranial cavity
space inside the bony skull
spinal cavity
extends from cranial to end of vertebral column
ventral body cavity
contains all structures within the chest and abdomen
thoracic cavity
refers to the chest
diaphragm
separates thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities
abdominopelic
the abdomen region
abdominal cavity
contains stomach liver intestines
pelvic cavity
contains reproductive organs bladder and rectum
umbilical regions
surrounds the navel; centermost region
epigastric region
above the stomach (umbilical region)
hypogastric
below umbilical region
right iliac
right to the hypogastric
left iliac
left tot he hypogastric
right lumbar
right to umbilical
left lumbar
left to umbilical
right hypochondriac
contains lower ribs right to epigastric
left hypochondriac
left to epigastric and contains lower ribs
right upper quadrant
upper right part of intestines
left upper
left upper intestines
right lower
right lower intestins
left lower
left lower intestines