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caudo/o

tail

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cervic/o

neck

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chondr/o

cartilage

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crin/o

to secrete

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crur/o

leg

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cyt/o

cell

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glute/o

buttock

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lumb/o

loin

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medi/o

middle

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proct/o

rectum and anus

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pub/o

genital region

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ur/o

urine

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viscer/o

internal organ

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Sagittal Plane

Divides body into left and right

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Frontal Plane

Divides body into anterior and posterior

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Transverse Plane

Divides body into superior and inferior

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Dorsum

"Back" region on either side of the vertebrae

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Brachial

Arm region

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Femoral

Leg region

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Dorsal Body Cavity

Cranial and spinal cavities

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Ventral Body Cavity

Chest, abdominal, and pelvic regions

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9 Anatomical Divisions of the Abdomen

R Hypochondriac - Epigastric - L Hypochondriac
R Lumbar - Umbilical - L Lumbar
R Iliac - Hypogastric - L Iliac

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Ventral

Towards the belly side of the body

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Proximal

Located near the point of attachment on the body

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Distal

Further from the point of attachment on the body

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Apex

Tip or summit of an organ

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Base

Bottom or lower part of an organ