Body Orientation

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Callie
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Body Orientation
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2013-08-27 20:30:09
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  1. Abdominal
    Region between thorax & pelvis
  2. Acromial
    Point of shoulder
  3. Antebrachial
    forearm
  4. Antecubital
    space in front of elbow
  5. Axillary
    armpit
  6. Brachial
    upper arm
  7. Buccal
    Cheek
  8. Carpal
    wrist
  9. Celiac
    Abdominal (inside)
  10. Cephalic
    head
  11. cervical
    neck
  12. costal
    ribs
  13. crural
    lower leg
  14. cubital
    elbow
  15. Digital
    fingers & toes
  16. Dorsal
    back
  17. Femoral
    thigh
  18. Frontal
    forehead
  19. genital
    external reproductive organs
  20. Gluteal
    buttocks
  21. hallus
    big toe
  22. inguinal
    groin
  23. lumbar
    lower back
  24. mammary
    breast
  25. mental
    chin
  26. nasal
    nose
  27. occipital
    lower posterior head (joint where head & neck meet)
  28. oral
    mouth
  29. orbital
    eye cavity
  30. otic
    ear
  31. palmar
    palm
  32. patellar
    front part of knee
  33. pectoral
    chest
  34. pedal
    foot
  35. pelvic
    pelvis (hip)
  36. perineal
    area between anus and genital
  37. peroneal
    fibular (side of calf)
  38. plantar
    sole of foot
  39. pollex
    thumb
  40. popliteal
    back part of knee
  41. pubic
    slightly raised area above genitals
  42. sacral
    posterior vertebral region between hip bones
  43. sternal
    anterior middle thorax (where ribs meet)
  44. sural
    calf
  45. tarsal
    ankle
  46. temporal
    temple of head
  47. umbilical
    naval
  48. vertebral
    spinal column
  49. Sagittal body plane
    cuts body into left & right
  50. Transverse body plane
    cuts body into upper and lower sections
  51. coronal body plane
    cuts body into anterior & posterior sections
  52. medial
    towards the center line of body
  53. lateral
    away from center line of body
  54. superior
    towards the head
  55. inferior
    towards the feet
  56. proximal
    closer to the body
  57. distal
    away from the body
  58. superficial
    on the surface of the body
  59. deep
    more on inside of body
  60. ventral (anterior)
    toward or at the front of body; in front of
  61. dorsal (posterior)
    toward or at the back of body; behind

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