Surface Anatomy

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Surface Anatomy
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2010-08-27 00:37:53
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Body surfaces, orientation and direction
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  1. cephalic
    head
  2. cervical
    neck region
  3. thoracic
    chest
  4. abdominal
    anterior body trunk region inferior(below) to the ribs
  5. pelvic
    pelvis region
  6. pubic
    genital region
  7. orbital
    bone eye socket
  8. oral
    mouth
  9. nasal
    nose
  10. frontal
    forehead
  11. mental
    chin
  12. buccal
    cheek
  13. sternal
    region of the breast bone
  14. mammary
    breast
  15. axillary
    armpit
  16. umbilical
    navel
  17. inguinal
    groin
  18. brachial
    arm
  19. antebrachial
    forearm
  20. carpal
    wrist
  21. digital
    fingers or toes
  22. pollex
    thumb
  23. palmar
    palm of hand
  24. olecranal
    posterior part of elbow
  25. antecubital
    anterior part of elbow
  26. acromial
    point of the shoulder
  27. otic
    ear
  28. occipital
    posterior part of head or base of skull
  29. dorsum
    back
  30. vertebral
    spinal column
  31. gluteal
    buttocks
  32. perineal
    between anus and external genitalia (runway)
  33. scapular
    shoulder blade area
  34. sacral
    between the hips
  35. lumbar
    between the hips and the ribs (loin area)
  36. coxal
    hip
  37. femoral
    thigh
  38. patellar
    anterior knee region
  39. popiteal
    posterior knee (back of knee region)
  40. crural
    leg
  41. sural
    calf or posterior surface of leg
  42. fibular or peroneal
    side of the leg
  43. tarsal
    ankle
  44. calcaneal
    heel of foot
  45. plantar
    sole of foot
  46. hallux
    great toe (big toe)
  47. superior/inferior
    above and below
  48. anterior/posterior
    in front of and in back of
  49. medial/lateral
    middle or away from the midline or median plane
  50. dorsal/ventral
    backside and belly side
  51. proximal/distal
    near the trunk or attached end or farther from trunk or point of attachment
  52. superficial/deep
    near or at the surface of body or away from the body surface
  53. cephalad(cranial)/caudal
    towards the head or towards the tail

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