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1
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Adipose
A
Fat
2
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Adrenal
A
Adrenal glands; near the kidneys
3
Q
Alimentary
A
Food or nutrition (alimentary canal)
4
Q
Anal
A
The region of the anus
5
Q
anatomical position
A
Standing on all for legs, neck straight, head up & facing forward
6
Q
Antebracheal
A
The forearm, lower front leg
7
Q
Aortic
A
The aorta

(Largest artery)
8
Q
Appendicular
A
Legs

(Appendages, extremities)
9
Q
Arterial
A
Arteries or the blood in them
10
Q
Articulation
A
The joint or juncture of two or more body parts
11
Q
Axial
A
The head, neck, and body
12
Q
Ancillary
A
The armpit area (front leg)
13
Q
Brachial
A
The arm, upper front leg
14
Q
Buccal
A
The inner surfaces of cheeks
15
Q
Carpal
A
The wrist
16
Q
Caudal
A
The tail
17
Q
Celaic
A
The abdomen
18
Q
Cephalic
A
The head
19
Q
Cervical
A
The neck
20
Q
Coccygeal
A
The tail area
21
Q
Costal
A
The ribs
22
Q
Cranial
A
The skull
23
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Crural
A
The leg
24
Q
Cubital
A
The elbow or forearm
25
Q
Cutaneous
A
Skin
26
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Deep
A
A region below the surfaces of the body
27
Q
Digital
A
The toes
28
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Distal
A
A direction away from point of origin
29
Q
Dorsal
A
Near or on the back of the body
30
Q
Epigastric
A
The region above the stomach
31
Q
Extremities
A
The limbs
32
Q
Femoral
A
The thigh
33
Q
Forearm
A
The portion of the arm between elbow and carpus
34
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Frontal
A
The forehead
35
Q
Gluteal
A
The buttock
36
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Groin
A
The region between abdomen & thigh
37
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Hypochondrium
A
The region below the cartilage of the ribs
38
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Hypogastric
A
Areas below the stomachache
39
Q
iliac
A
The hip bone
40
Q
Inguinal
A
The groin
41
Q
Lateral
A
The side; away from midline
42
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Lateral recumbency
A
Lying in the side, left or side
43
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Lumbar
A
The lower back & side
44
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Mammary
A
The breasts
45
Q
Medial
A
The middle; toward midline
46
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Midsagittal
A
A line dividing the body at its exact median into two near-mirror images; also called medial
47
Q
Occipital
A
The back of the skull
48
Q
Ophthalmic
A
The eyes
49
Q
Oral
A
The mouth
50
Q
Orbital
A
They bony cavity that contains the eyeball
51
Q
Palmar
A
The sole of the front foot
52
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Patellar
A
The knee
53
Q
Pectoral
A
The chest
54
Q
Pedal
A
The foot
55
Q
Pelvic
A
The caudal portion of the body
56
Q
Perineal
A
The region between the anus and the genitals
57
Q
Planes
A
Sections of body space
58
Q
Plantar
A
The sole of the hind foot
59
Q
Popliteal
A
The region behind the knee
60
Q
Posterior
A
The back
61
Q
Proximal
A
An area near the point of origin
62
Q
Quadrants
A
One of four sections in the abdominopelvic area
63
Q
Recumbent
A
Lying down
64
Q
Rostral
A
Toward the nose
65
Q
Sacral
A
The portion of the spine located near the pelvis
66
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Sagittal plane
A
A plane that divides the body vertically, into right & left parts
67
Q
Sternal recumbency
A
Lying on the belly
68
Q
Superficial
A
A region close to the surface of the body
69
Q
Abdominal
A
The portion of the trunk caudal to the diaphragm
70
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Tarsal
A
The ankle or hock
71
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Temporal
A
The side of the skull
72
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Thoracic
A
The chest
73
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Transverse plane

(Cross-sectional)
A
A plane that divides the body horizontally, into superior & inferior parts
74
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Umbilical
A
The navel
75
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Ventral
A
A direction toward the belly
76
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Zygomatic
A
The cheek
77
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Anterior
A
Toward the front of the animal
78
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Bilateral
A
Pertaining to both sides of the body