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AHP/Lesson 15/Landmarks and Divisions

abdomen body between thorax and pelvis
abdominal relating to abdomen
antecubital, antecubital fossa elbow
axilla armpit
axillary relating to the armpit
brachi/o arm
brachial relating to the arm
bucc/o cheek
buccal relating to the cheek
buttock bottom
calf back of leg
carp/o wrist
carpal relating to the wrist
cervical relating to the neck
clavicle collarbone
clavicul/o clavicle, collarbone
clavicular relating to the collarbone
costal margin rib border
costal relating to a rib
costochondral relating to rib cartilage
cubit/o elbow
delt/o deltoid muscle, triangle
digit/o fingers, toes
digital relating to fingers, toes
epigastric relating to the abdominal area
femor/o thigh
femoral relating to the thigh
flank side from ribs to hip bone
forehead fronta
fossa hollow or depressed area
front/o front, forehead
frontal relating to the forehead
glute/o relating to the buttock
hypochondriac relating to beneath the ribs
iliac crest hip bone
ilium hip bone
inguin/o groin
inguinal relating to the groin
leg area between knee and ankle
LLQ lower left quadrant
lumb/o flank
lumbar relating to the flank
LUQ left upper quadrant
lymphadenopathy disease process affecting lymph nodes
occipit/o back of head
occipital relating to the back of the head
occiput back of the head
orbit eye
orbit/o eye
orbital relating to the eye
patell/o kneecap
patella kneecap
patellar relating to the kneecap
plant/o sole of foot
plantar relating to the sole of the foot
poplite/o back of knee
popliteal fossa back of knee
popliteal relating to back of the knee
pretibial in front of the tibia, leg
prone body position face down
pub/o pubis, front pelvic bone
pubic relating to the pelvic bone
pubis front of pelvic bone
quadrant one-quarter section
RLQ right lower quadrant
RUQ right upper quadrant
sacr/o sacrum, back pelvic bone
sacral relating to the sacrum
sacrum back pelvic bone
scapul/o shoulder blade
scapula shoulder blade
scapular relating to the shoulder blade
supin/o relating to supine
supine body position when flat on back
tars/o heel or ankle
tarsal relating to heel or ankle
tarsus heel or ankle
thoracic relating to chest
thorax, thoraces chest
tibi/o shin bone
tibial relaing to shin bone
umbilic/o navel, belly button
umbilical relating to navel
umbilicus navel, belly button