Regional and Directional Terms

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Regional and Directional Terms
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2013-06-12 15:24:16
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  1. Situated toward the front of the body
    Anterior
  2. Away from the body surface; more internal
    Deep
  3. Situated away from the point of attachment or origin or a central point; located away from the center of the body
    Distal
  4. Being or located near, on, or toward the back or posterior part of the human body
    Dorsal
  5. Situated below and closer to the feet than another and especially another similar part of an upright body especially of a human
    being
    Inferior
  6. Of or relating to the side; especially of a body part
    Lateral
  7. Lying or extending in the middle; especially of a body part
    Medial
  8. Situated at or toward the hind part of the body
    Posterior
  9. Situated next to or near the point of attachment or origin or a central point
    Proximal
  10. Of, relating to, or located near the surface
    Superficial
  11. Situated toward the head and further away from the feet than another and especially another similar part of an upright body especially of a human being
    Superior
  12. Pertaining to the belly or front side of the body; opposite of dorsal
    Ventral
  13. Cephalic
    • 2. frontal
    • 3. orbital
    • 4. nasal
    • 5. oral
    • 6. cervical
    • 7. temporal
    • 8. buccal
    • 1. thoracic
    • 2. abdominal
    • 3. umbilical
    • 4. pelvic
    • 5. inguinal
  14. pertaining to the knee
    patellar
  15. thigh region
    femoral
  16. pertaining to the heel of the foot
    calcaneal
  17. pertaining to the fingers and toes
    digital
  18. anterior surface of the elbow
    anticubital
  19. back of the knee
    popliteal
  20. region pertaining to the arm
    brachial
  21. pertaining to the wrist
    carpal
  22. pertaining to the lower back
    lumbar
  23. posterior surface of the elbow
    olecranal

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