Regional Terms

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Regional Terms
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2010-07-13 14:52:34
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Specific terms that describe different regions or areas of the body.
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  1. Abdominal
    anterior trunk just below the ribs.
  2. Antecubital
    area in front of the elbow
  3. Axillary
    armpit
  4. Brachial
    arm
  5. Buccal
    cheek area, specifically between the gum and cheek
  6. Cephalic
    head
  7. Cervical
    neck region
  8. Cranial
    nearer to the head
  9. Digital
    fingers, toes
  10. Femoral
    thigh area
  11. Flank
    fleshy area along each side between the lower ribs and the top of the hip bones.
  12. Inguinal
    area where the thigh meets the trunk of the body
  13. Oral
    mouth
  14. Orbital
    area around the eye
  15. Patellar
    front of the knee
  16. Pedal
    foot
  17. Pubic
    genital area
  18. Sternal
    middle of the chest (over the breastbone area)
  19. Umbilical
    navel
  20. Caudal
    nearer to the lower region of the spinal column (near your tailbone)
  21. Deltoid
    rounded area of the shoulder closest to the upper arm.
  22. Gluteal
    buttocks
  23. Lumbar
    area of the back between the ribs and the hips
  24. Occipital
    back of the head
  25. Popliteal
    behind, or back of, the knee area
  26. Scapular
    shoulder blade area

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