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superior
toward the head end
inferior
away from the head end
anterior
toward the front of the body
posterior
toward the back of the body
medial
toward the midline of the body
lateral
away from the midline
intermediate
between a medial and lateral structure
proximal
close to the origin of the body
distal
farther from the origin of the body
superficial
toward the body surface
deep
away from the body surface
abdominal
anterior body trunk
acromial
point of shoulder
antecubital
anterior point of elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek
carpal
wrist
cervical
neck
coxal
hip
crural
leg
digital
fingers
femoral
thigh
fibular
lateral part of leg
inguinal
thigh meets the trunk
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
thoracic
chest
umbilical
naval
cephalic
head
deltoid
curve of shoulder
gluteal
buttock
lumbar
back between ribs and hips
occipital
posterior head
popliteal
posterior knee
sacral
between hips
scapular
shoulder blade
sural
posterior lower leg
vertebral
spine
section
cut
plane
imaginary line
sagittal section
cut along the lenghtwise plane of the body
frontal section
cut between the anterior/ posterior plane
transverse section
cut along the horizontal plane
dorsal body cavity
has 2 subdivisions
cranial cavity
inside the skull
spinal cavity
extends to the vertebral column
ventral cavity
chest and abdomen
thoracic cavity
seperated by the diaphragm
abdominopelvic cavity
inferior to the diaphragm
abdominal cavity
superior part of abdominopelvic
pelvic cavity
inferior part of the abdominopelcic