Surface Anatomy

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Surface Anatomy
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Studying surface anatomy vocab.
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  1. Axial
    Relating to head, neck, and trunk, the axis of the body.
  2. Appendicular
    Relating to limbs and their attachments to the axis.
  3. Abdominal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the anterior body trunk region inferior to the ribs. Ant.
  4. What are the two major divisions of the body?
    Axial and Appendicular
  5. Acromial
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the point of the shoulder. Ant. and Post.
  6. Antebrachial
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the forearm. Ant.
  7. Antecubital
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the anterior surface of the elbow (Anatomical Position). Ant.
  8. Axillary
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the armpit. Ant.
  9. Brachial
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the arm. Ant.
  10. Buccal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the cheek. Ant.
  11. Carpal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the wrist. Ant.
  12. Cephalic
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the head. Ant. and Post.
  13. Cervical
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the neck region. Ant.
  14. Coxal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the hip. Ant.
  15. Crural
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the leg. Ant.
  16. Calcaneal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the heel of the foot. Post.
  17. Digital
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the fingers or toes. Ant.
  18. Dorsum
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the back. Post.
  19. Femoral
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the thigh. Ant. and Post.
  20. Fibular
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the side of the legs. Ant.
  21. Fibular also known as ______?
    a) Perineal
    b) Pelvic
    c) Pedal
    d) Peroneal
    D. Peroneal
  22. Frontal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the forehead. Ant.
  23. Hallux
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the great toe. Ant.
  24. Inguinal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining tot he groin. Ant.
  25. Mammary
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the breast. Ant.
  26. Gluteal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the buttocks or rump. Post.
  27. Lumbar
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the area of the back between the ribs and hips; the loin. Post.
  28. Manus
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the hand. Ant. and Post.
  29. Mental
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the chin. Ant.
  30. Nasal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the nose. Ant.
  31. Oral
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the mouth. Ant.
  32. Orbital
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the bony eye socket (orbit). Ant.
  33. Occipital
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the posterior aspect of the head or base of the skull. Post.
  34. Olecranal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the posterior aspect of the elbow. Post.
  35. Otic
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the ear. Post.
  36. Palmar
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the palm of the hand. Ant.
  37. Patellar
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the anterior knee (kneecap) region. Ant.
  38. Pedal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the foot. Ant. and Post.
  39. Pelvic
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining tot he pelvis region. Ant.
  40. Pollex
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the thumb. Ant.
  41. Pubic
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the genital region.
  42. Perineal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the region between the anus and external genitalia. Post.
  43. Plantar
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining tot he sole of the foot. Post.
  44. Popliteal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the back of the knee. Post.
  45. Sternal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the region of the breastbone. Ant.
  46. Sacral
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the region between the hips (overlying the sacrum). Post.
  47. Scapular
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the scapula or shoulder blade area. Post.
  48. Sural
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the calf or posterior surface of the leg. Post.
  49. Tarsal
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the ankle. Ant.
  50. Thoracic
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the chest. Ant.
  51. Umbilical
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining to the navel. Ant.
  52. Vertebral
    Anterior/Posterior?
    Pertaining tot he area of the spinal column. Post.

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