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antebrachium
forearm
antecubital
anterior surface of arm at the elbow
axilla
armpit
brachium
upper arm
costal region
ribs
cubital area
point of elbow
dorsum
posterior surface of the trunk. subdivided into costal, lumbar, gluteal
flank
region lateral and adjacent to the lumbar region
femoral
thigh
groin
(inguinal) depressed area where thigh meets the abdomen
crural
leg
lumbar
(loin) lower back {between ribs & hips}
pectoral
chest
plantar
bottom of foot
popliteal
back of the knee
tranverse section
divides body into superior & inferior sections
frontal section
divides body into anterior & posterior sections
sagittal
divides body into right & left sections
midsagittal
equal left & right parts
(along the midline)
parasagittal
unequal left & right parts
anterior
toward the front
(ventral)
posterior
toward the back
(dorsal)
superior
toward the head (above)
(cephalad)
inferior
away from the head (below)
(caudad)
medial
nearer the midline
lateral
farther from the midline/toward the side
proximal
nearer to the attachment of the limb
distal
farther away from the attachment of the limb
superfical
toward(on) the body surface
(external)
deep
away from the body surface
(deep)
visceral
pertaining to the internal organs
(tissue paper wrapped around gift)
parietal
pertaining to the outer boundary of body cavities
(tissue paper lining the box)
dorsal cavity
includes cranial cavity & spinal cavity
ventral body cavity
includes thoracic, adominal & pelvic cavity
thoracic cavity
includes diaphragm, l&r pleural cavity & pericardial cavity