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Body Regions

External body region names

Cranial Top of head
Nuchal Back of neck
Cervical Front of neck
Pectoral Chest
Sternal Center of chest
Brachial Bicep- arm
Antecubital Inner -front of elbow
Abdominal Belly
Antebrachial Forearm
Coxal Hips
Manual Hand
Digital Fingers/Toes
Inguinal Swimsuit area
Genital Penis/Vagina
Femoral Thigh
Genicular Knee
Cural Lower leg
Pedal Foot
Scapular Shoulder Blade
Vertebral Backbone area
Cubital Elbow
Lumbar love handles - back of hip/waist
Gluteal Buttocks
Popliteal Back of Knee
Sural Calf
Calcaneal Heel
Transverse/Cross Section A horizontal cut
Coronal or Frontal Section A cut that divides the body or an organ into anterior and posterior parts.
Sagittal Section One that divides the structure into left and right parts
Midsagittal Section When the body is directly divided down the middle.
Median Section If an organ is sectioned into two equal parts such that there is a left and right half.
Created by: mseham



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