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Abdominal Region

Located inferior to diaphragm and superior to pelvic brim of hip bone

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Dorsum

Back of hand

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Deltoid Region

Shoulder

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Buccal

Cheek

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Popliteal Region

Posterior of knee

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Orbital

Eye

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Anterior

In front of, toward the front surface

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Dorsal

Toward the back side of the human body

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Posterior

In back of, toward the back surface

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Pedal Region

Foot

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Caudal

At the rear or tail end; Example: The abdomen is caudal to the head

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Mental

Chin

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Pelvic Region

Inferior to abdominal region, between hip bones

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Deep

On the inside, internal to another structure; Example: The heart is deep to the rib cage

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Cranial Cavity

Houses the brain

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Cranial

At the head end; Example: The shoulders are cranial to the feet

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Frontal

Forehead

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Antecubital Region

Front of elbow

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Proximal

Closest to point of attachment to trunk; Example: The elbow is proximal to the hand

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Superior

Closer to the head; Example: The chest is superior to the pelvis

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Vertebral Cavity

Cylindrical opening formed by vertebral column and contains spinal cord

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Saggital Plane

Divides body into left and right positions

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Femoral Region

Thigh, from hip to knee

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Thoracic Cavity

Bounded away from abdomen by the diaphragm

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Auricular

Ear

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Plantar

Sole of foot

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Anatomic Position

 

 

Most common, Standing straight, feet forward with palms facing toward you

 

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Distal

Furthest from point of attachment to trunk; Example: The wrist is distal to the elbow

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Contralateral

On the opposite side; Example: The right arm is contralateral to the left leg

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Dorsum

Top of foot

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Manus

Hand

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Cephalic

Head

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Palmar

Palm

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Inferior

Closer to the feet; Example: The stomach is inferior to the heart.

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Antebranchium Region

Forearm, between elbow and hand

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Mammory Region

Breast

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Branchium Region

Arm; From shoulder to elbow

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Rostral

Toward the nose or mouth; Example: The frontal lobe is rostral to the occipital lobe..

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Olecranal

Elbow

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Lateral

Away from the midline of the body; Example: The arms are lateral to the heart

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Patellar Region

Anterior surface of knee

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Nasal

Nose

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Axillary Region

Armpit

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Cervical Region

Neck

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Sternal Region (Sternum)

Between the pectoral regions

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Coronal Plane

Divides the anterior (front) and posterior (back) portions. Front of face vs back of skull.

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Medial

Toward the midline of the body; Example: The lungs are medial to the shoulders.

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Ipsilateral

On the same side; Example: The right arm is ipsilateral to the right side

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Transverse Plane

Divides the superior (top) and inferior (bottom) portions.

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Cubital

Back of elbow

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Midsagittal Plane

Equally divides the body into left and right side

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Cranial

Skull

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Oral

Mouth

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Body Cavities

Enclosed spaces within the body

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Pectoral Region

Chest

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Corpal Region

Wrist

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Ventral

Toward the belly side of the human body

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Occipital

Back of head

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Superficial

On the outside, external to another structure; Example: The skin is superficial to the biceps brachii muscle

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Crural Region

Leg, from knee to ankle