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A&P I Terminology

A&P I Anatomical Directions and Terminology

abdominal area/cavity below rib and above hips
acromial point of shoulder
antebrachial forearm
antecubital anterior (front) surface of the elbow (common area for blood draws)
axillary underarm
brachial upper portion of the upper limb (arm)
buccal cheek
calcaneal heel of foot
carpal wrist
cephalic head
cervical neck
coxal hip
crural leg (front of the lower limb)
digital fingers/toes
femoral thigh
fibular lateral (outside) of the lower leg
peroneal lateral (outside) of the lower leg
frontal forehead
gluteal buttocks
hallux great toe
inguinal groin
lumbar lower back
mammary breast
manus hand
mental chin
nasal nose
occipital back of the head
olecranal (olecranon) back of the elbow
oral mouth
orbital bony eye socket
otic ear
palmar palm of the hand
patellar kneecap
pedal foot
pelvic pelvis
perineal between the anus and the external genitallia
plantar sole of the foot
pollex thumb
popliteal back of the knee
pubic genitals
sacral posterior region between the hip bones
sternal breastbone
scapular shoulder blade
sural calf
tarsal ankle
thoracic chest
umbilical naval (belly button)
vertebral spine
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