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Axial

Relating to the head, neck, and trunk, the axis of the body

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Appendicular

Relating to the limbs and their attachments to the axis

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Abdominal

Pertaining to the anterior body trunk (front of body) inferior (below) to the ribs

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Acromial

Pertaining to the point of the shoulder

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Antebrachial

Pertaining to the forearm (radius and ulna bones)

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Antecubital

Pertaining to the anterior surface of the elbow

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Axillary

Pertaining to the armpit (axillary lymph nodes)

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Brachial

Pertaining to the arm

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Buccal

Pertaining to the cheek (Buccal smear inside of cheek with cotton swab)

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Carpal

Pertaining to the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome)

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Cervical

Pertaining to the neck region

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Coxal

Pertaining to the hip (coxal bones)

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Crural

Pertaining to the leg (lower leg between the knee and foot)

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Digital

Pertaining to the fingers or toes

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Femoral

Pertaining to the thigh

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Frontal

Pertaining to the forehead

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Hallux

Pertaining to the big toe

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Inguinal

Pertaining to the groin (area where the legs connect to the trunk of the body)

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Mammary

Pertaining to the breast (mammogram)

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Mental

Pertaining to the chin

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Nasal

Pertaining to the nose

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Oral

Pertaining to the mouth

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Orbital

Pertaining to the bony eye socket (orbit)

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Palmar

Pertaining to the palm of the hand (the deep palmar arch is an artery found in the palm of the hand)

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Patellar

Pertaining to the anterior knee (kneecap) region (dr test patellar reflex by tapping on kneecap with rubber mallet where patellar tendon is)

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Pedal

Pertaining to the foot (humans are bipedal organisms because they walk on two feet)

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Pelvic

Pertaining to the pelvis region

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Fibular/peroneal

Pertaining to the side of the leg (fibula bone in leg is laterally located)

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Pollex

Pertaining to the thumb (each pollex has only two phalanges while all other fingers have three)

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Pubic

Pertaining to the genital region (the pubic symphysis is the joint where the two hip bones meet anteriorly (in the front))