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Anatomy Terms

Anatomical Terminology

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stationary, immovable, or less movable attachment origin
movable attachment insertion
white, flattened, sheetlike tendons attached to muscle Aponeuroses
toward or on the surface of the body superficial
away from the surface of the body deep
nearer to or at the back of the body dorsal
nearer to or at the front of the body ventral
pertaining to the outer wall of a body cavity parietal
pertaining to the covering of an organ visceral
farther form the midline of the body lateral
nearer the midline of the body medial
away from the head or toward the lower part of a structure caudal
toward the head or the upper part of a structure cranial
nearer the attachement of an extremity to the trunk proximal
farther from the attachment of an extremity to the trunk distal
decrease in the angle between the anterior surfaces of the articulating bones flex or flexion
increase in the angle between the anterior surfaces of the articulating bones extend or extension
movement of a bone toward the midline adduct
movement of a bone away from the midline abduct
movement in which a part of the body moves inferiorly depress
movement in which a part of the body moves superiorly elevate
movement of a bone around its own longitudinal axis rotate
movement of the forearm in which the palm of the hand is turned anteriorly or superiorly supinate
brachium arm
antebrachium forearm
acromial shoulder
cubitus elbow
carpus wrist
manus hand
between the knee and ankle shank
lateral part of something, outer side of the human thigh, or between the ribs and hip on the side of the body flank
a midventral fascial line formed by the fusion of the aponeuroses of the ventrolateral abdominal muscles linea alba
gluteal region buttocks
femoral region thigh
genu knee
crus leg
tarus ankle
pes foot
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