Regional Terms

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Regional Terms
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Directional and regional terms
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  1. Superior (cranial)
    up
  2. Inferior (caudal)
    down
  3. cranial
    superior, up
  4. caudal
    inferior, down
  5. ventral
    anterior, towards the front
  6. anterior
    ventral, towards the front
  7. dorsal
    posterior, towards the back
  8. posterior
    dorsal, towards the back
  9. medial
    towards the midline of the body
  10. lateral
    away from the midline of the body
  11. intermediate
    between a more medial and a more lateral structure
  12. proximal
    closer to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
  13. distal
    farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
  14. superficial
    external, toward or at the body surface
  15. deep
    internal, away from the body surface; more internal
  16. Cephalic
    head
  17. Frontal
    forehead
  18. Orbital
    Eye socket
  19. Nasal
    nose
  20. Oral
    mouth
  21. Mental
    chin
  22. Thoracic
    between neck and waist, chest area
  23. Sternal
    along medial thoracic, intermediate of mammary, center of chest
  24. Axillary
    arm pit
  25. Mammary
    breast area
  26. Abdominal
    stomach area
  27. Umbilical
    belly button
  28. Pelvic
    between abdomen and thighs
  29. Inguinal
    groin
  30. pubic
    genital
  31. Acromial
    shoulder
  32. brachial
    arm
  33. Antecubital
    anterior elbow area
  34. Olecranal
    elbow
  35. carpal
    wrist
  36. Manus
    hand
  37. Pollex
    thumb
  38. Metacarpal
    knuckle
  39. Palmar
    palm
  40. Digital
    finger
  41. Coxal
    hip
  42. Femoral
    thigh
  43. Patellar
    knee
  44. Popliteal
    posterior knee area
  45. Crural
    leg
  46. Sural
    calf
  47. Fibular or peroneal
    lateral leg area
  48. Pedal
    foot
  49. Tarsal
    ankle
  50. Calcaneal
    heal of foot
  51. Metatarsal
    Superior area of foot
  52. Digital
    finger or toe
  53. Plantar
    sole of foot
  54. Hallux
    big toe
  55. Otic
    ear
  56. Occipital
    back of head
  57. Cervical
    throat
  58. back
    dorsal
  59. Scapular
    lateral back area
  60. Vertebal
    area superficial to spine
  61. Lumbar
    Intermediate to vertebral and scapular
  62. Sacral
    tail bone area
  63. Perineal
    between anus and external genitalia

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