surface anatomy terms - chapter 2

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surface anatomy terms - chapter 2
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2013-11-01 23:12:21
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chapter 2
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  1. pertaining to the cheek
    buccal
  2. pertaining to the head
    cephalic
  3. pertaining to the neck
    cervical

    Collum is a term that refers to the entire neck
  4. pertaining to the skull
    cranial
  5. pertaining to the front, the forehead
    frontal
  6. pertaining to the face
    facial
  7. pertaining to the chin
    mental
  8. pertaining to the nose
    nasal
  9. pertaining to the eye
    ocular
  10. pertaining to the mouth
    oral
  11. pertaining to the ear
    otic

    also called auricular
  12. pertaining to the abdomen
    abdominal
  13. pertaining to the armit
    axillary
  14. pertaining to the hip
    coxal
  15. pertaining to the groin
    inguinal
  16. pertaining to the breast
    mammary
  17. pertaining to the pelvis
    pelvic
  18. pertaining to the pubis
    pubic
  19. pertaining to the breastbone
    sternal
  20. pertaining to the chest
    thoracic

    also called pectoral
  21. pertaining to the umbilicus
    umbilical
  22. pertaining to the front of the elbow
    antecubital
  23. pertaining to the arm
    brachial

    (antebrachial means pertaining to the forearm)
  24. pertaining to the wrist
    carpal
  25. pertaining to the leg
    crural
  26. pertaining to the finger/toe
    digital

    (phalangeal means pertaining to the bones in the fingers/toes)
  27. pertaining to the thigh
    femoral
  28. pertaining to the hand
    manual
  29. pertaining to the palm
    palmar

    (also termed volar)
  30. pertaining to the kneecap
    patellar
  31. pertaining to the foot
    pedal
  32. pertaining to the sole of the foot
    plantar
  33. pertaining to the ankle
    tarsal
  34. pertaining to the acromion (highest part of the shoulder)
    acromial
  35. pertaining to the back
    dorsal
  36. pertaining to the buttocks
    gluteal
  37. pertaining to the lower back
    lumbar
  38. pertaining to the neck, especially the back of the neck
    nuchal
  39. pertaining to the elbow
    olecranal
  40. pertaining to the space between the external genitalia and the anus
    perineal
  41. pertaining to the back of the knee
    popliteal
  42. pertaining to the sacrum
    sacral
  43. pertaining to the scapula
    scapular
  44. pertaining to the calf
    sural
  45. pertaining to the spine
    vertebral

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