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A+P Quiz 1

Pages 15-17 terms

Superior Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above
Inferior Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below
Ventral Toward or at the front of the body; in front of
Dorsal Toward or at the backside of the body; behind
Medial Toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner side of
Lateral Away from the midline of the body; on the outer side of
Intermediate Between a more medial and a more lateral structure
Proximal Close to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
Distal Farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
Superficial Toward or at the body surface
Deep Away from the surface; more internal
abdominal anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
acrominal point of shoulder
antebrachial forearm
antecubital anterior surface of elbow
axillary armpit`
brachial arm
buccal cheek area
carpal wrist
cervical neck region
coxal hip
crural leg
deltoid curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle
digital fingers, toes
femoral thigh
fibular lateral part of leg
frontal forehead
inguinal area where thigh meets body trunk; groin
mental chin
nasal nose area
oral mouth
orbital eye area
patellar anterior knee
pelvic area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pubic genital region
sternal breastbone area
tarsal ankle region
thoractic chest
umbilical navel
calcaneal heel of foot
cephalic head
femoral thigh
gluteal buttock
lumbar area of back between ribs and hips; the loin
occipital posterior surface of head or base of skull
olecranal posterior surface of elbow
popliteal posterior knee area
sacral area between hips
scapular shoulder blade region
sural the posterior surface of the leg; the calf
vertebral area of spinal column
Created by: Brooke23