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Adipose

Fat

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Adrenal

Adrenal glands; near the kidneys

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Alimentary

Food or nutrition (alimentary canal)

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Anal

The region of the anus

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anatomical position

Standing on all for legs, neck straight, head up & facing forward

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Antebracheal

The forearm, lower front leg

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Aortic

The aorta

(Largest artery)

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Appendicular

Legs

(Appendages, extremities)

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Arterial

Arteries or the blood in them

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Articulation

The joint or juncture of two or more body parts

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Axial

The head, neck, and body

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Ancillary

The armpit area (front leg)

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Brachial

The arm, upper front leg

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Buccal

The inner surfaces of cheeks

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Carpal

The wrist

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Caudal

The tail

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Celaic

The abdomen

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Cephalic

The head

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Cervical

The neck

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Coccygeal

The tail area

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Costal

The ribs

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Cranial

The skull

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Crural

The leg

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Cubital

The elbow or forearm

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Cutaneous

Skin

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Deep

A region below the surfaces of the body

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Digital

The toes

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Distal

A direction away from point of origin

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Dorsal

Near or on the back of the body

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Epigastric

The region above the stomach