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superior
a part that is above another part or closer to the head
inferior
a part that is below another part or toward the feet
anterior (ventral)
toward the front
posterior (dorsal)
opposite anterior; toward back
medial
imaginary midline dividing the body into equal right and left halves; part is medial if closer to the midline
lateral
toward the side with respect to the imaginary midline
ipsilateral
pertains to the same side (spleen and descending colon are ipsilateral)
contralateral
refers to the opposite side; the spleen and gallbladder are contralateral
proximal
part that is closer to the trunk of the body
distal
opposite proximal; part that is further away from the body
superficial
situated near the surface
peripheral
also means outward or near the surface
deep
describes parts that are more internal
sagittal
refers to lenghwise cut that divides the body into right & left portions
*midsagittal divides into EQUAL rt & lt parts
transverse / horizontal
cut that divides the body into superior and inferior portions
coronal / frontal
section that divides body into anterior & posterior portions
1/9 epigastric region
upper middle portion
1/9 left & rt hypochondriac region
on left / rt side of epigastric region
1/9 umbilical region
central portion
1/9 hypogastric region
lower middle portion
1/9 left & rt iliac (or inguinal) regions
on left / rt side of the hypogastric region
4 quadrants
RUQ
RLQ
LUQ
LLQ
region between the thorax and pelvis
abdominal
point of the shoulder
acromial
forearm
antebrachial
space in front of the elbow
antecubital
armpit
axillary
arm
brachial
cheek
buccal
wrist
carpal
abdomen
celiac
head
cephalic
neck
cervical
ribs
costal
hip
coxal
leg
crural
elbow
cubital
finger or toe
digital
back
dorsum
back
dorsum
thigh
femoral
forehead
frontal
reproductive organs
genital
buttocks
gluteal
depressed area of the abdominal wall near the thigh (groin)
inguinal
region of the lower back between the ribs and the pelvis (loin)
lumbar
breast
mammary
chin
mental
nose
nasal
lower posterior region of the head
occipital
mouth
oral
eye cavity
orbital
ear
otic
palm of hand
palmar
front of knee
patellar
chest
pectoral
foot
pedal
pelvis
pelvic
pelvis
pelvic
pelvis
pelvic
pelvis
pelvic
region between the anus and the external reproductive organs
perineal
sole of the foot
plantar
area behind the knee
popliteal
posterior region betweent the hipbones
sacral
middle of the thorax, anteriorly
sternal
calf
sural
instep of the foot, ankle
tarsal
navel
umbilical
spinal column
vertebral