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Body Regions

External body region names

Cranial Top of head
Nuchal Back of neck
Cervical Neck
Deltoid Shoulder
Pectoral Chest
Sternal Center of chest
Brachial Arm
Antebrachial Forearm
Antecubital Inside of elbow
Manual Hand
Digital Fingers/toes
Abdominal Belly
Inguinal Swimsuit area/groin
Genitals Penis and testis or Vagina
Coxal Hip
Femoral Thigh
Genicular Knee
Crural Leg
Pedal Foot
Cephalic Head
Nuchal Neck
Scapular Shoulder blade
Vertebral Backbone
Lumbar Love handles
Cubital Elbow
Gluteal Buttocks
Popliteal Back of knee
Sural Calf
Calcaneal Heel
Inferior Less than/Lower
Superior More than/Higher
Lateral To the side
Medial To the middle
Anterior The front/The leading end in natural movement
Posterior The back/The following side in natural movement
Dorsal Back/Along the spine
Ventral Front/Along the chest
Superficial Close to the surface/Shallow
Deep Far from the surface
Internal Inside
External Outside
Distal Far from the core of the body
Proximal Close to the core of the body
Created by: Jdewes



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