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Regional Anatomy

Regional Anatomy Terms

frontal forehead
nasal nose
orbital eye
mental chin
buccal cheek
cervical neck
thoracic chest
acromial shoulder
axillary armpit
brachial arm
antebrachial forearm
carpal 8 bones in wrist
manus hand
palmer palm
pollex thumb
digital fingers/toes
coxal hip
inguinal groin
femoral thigh, upper part of leg
patellar knee cap
popliteal back of knee
crural leg
sural calf
peroneal/fibular side of your leg
tarsal ankle
metatarsal top of foot
plantar bottom of foot
hallux big toe
perineal place between vaginia and anus
dorsal cranial and vetebral (back)
ventral thoracic, abdominal and pelvic
head oral, nasal, orbital, middle ear
synovial surround every moveable point in your body. Your joints will not move w/o this type of fluid.
itis (words ending in) inflamation of
membranes serous-require lubrication, parietal-gas, bloating, visceral-area surrounding lungs.
abdominal umbilical
antecubital inside elbow
olecranal elbow
calcaneal back side of ankle
mammary breast
sternal breast bone - area between breasts
oral mouth
pubic genital
metacarpal back side of hand
pedal foot
gluteal buttox
sacral is a large, triangular bone at the base of the spine
lumbar are the largest and strongest in the movable part of the spinal column, In most mammals, this region of the spine curves outward.
vertebral spine
scapular shoulder blade
occipital back of head
otic ear
cephalic pertaining to the head
transverse plane runs horizontally from right to left
median (midsagittal) plane a plane that lies exactly in the midline
frontal plane lie vertical dividing the body into anterior and posterior parts
frontal section through torso
transverse section through torso, inferior view
median section midsagittal (lower middle part of body)
Created by: rbrandt