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Anatomy Regions

Regions of body and sections

TermDefinition
Pleural Cavity Surrounds Left and Right lung
Popliteal Region Back of Knee
Crural Region Anterior leg
Prone Position Laying on Stomach (facedown)
Medial Towards Midline
Antecubital Region Front of Elbow
Sural Region Calf
Lateral Away from Midline
Proximal Towards bodily were limb is attached
Distal Towards Digits
Tarsal Region Ankle
Inguinal Region Groin
Superficial Closer to surface
Supine Position Laying on back
Axillary Region Armpit
Pelvic Cavity Surrounds pevis
Abdominal Cavity Whole Stomach Area
Adominopelvic (peritoneal) Cavity Inferior to Diaphram
Pericardial Cavity Surround Heart (inside mediastinum)
Mediastinum Area between Lungs
Ventral Body Cavity (Coelon) Opening of body (Whole Chest and Stomach Area)
Thoracic Cavity Superior of Diaphram
Spinal Cavity Contains spinal cord
Cranial Cavity Brain Case
Transverse Plane Horizontally through body with head as superior and feet inferior
Frontal Plane Vertically through body face anterior and back posterior
Saggital Plane Vertically divide body into left and right regions
Midsaggital Plane Vertically divide body equally into left and right regions
Parasaggital Plane Vertically divide body unequally into left and right regions
Plantar Region Sole of foot
Posterior (Dorsal) Back (Sharks Dorsal Fin)
Anterior (ventral) Front
Inferior Down (Feet are inferior to head)
Pedal Region Foot
Superior Up (Head is superior to feet
Anatomical Posistion Feet together palms facing forward
Femoarl Region Thigh
Pubic Region Pelvis
Pelvic Region Anterior Pelvis
Gluteal Region Buttocks
Lumbar Region Lower Back
Abdominal Region Stomach
Manual Region Hand (Manual Labor)
Carpal Region Wrist
Antebrachial Region Forarm (Elbow to wrist)
Brachial Region Arm (Shoulder to elbow)
Thoracic Region Chest
Cephali Region Head
Cervical Region Neck
Created by: liljoey08