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Anatomical Names

Common Names vs. Anatomical Terms

Common NameAnatomical Name
Skull Cranial
Face Facial
Forehead Frontal
Eye Orbital
Ear Otic
Cheek Buccal
Mouth Oral
Chin Mental
Neck Cervical
Breastbone Sternal
Armpit Axillary
Arm Brachial
Front of Elbow Antecubital
Forearm Antebrachial
Wrist Carpal
Palm Palmar
Fingers Digital or Phalangeal
Breast Mammary
Navel Umbilical
Hip Coxal
Groin Inguinal
Hand Manual
Thigh Femoral
Pubis Pubic
Anterior surface of Knee Patellar
Leg Crural
Foot Pedal
Ankle Tarsal
Toes Digital or Phalangeal
Top of Foot Dorsum
Base of Skull Occipital
Shoulder Acromial
Sholder Blade Scapular
Spinal Column Vertebral
Back of Elbow Olecranal
Between Hips Sacral
Buttock Gluteal
Hollow behin Knee Popliteal
Calf Sural
Sole Plantar
Heel Calcaneal
Back of Hand Dorsum
Head Cephalic
Loin Lumbar
Back Dorsal
Chest Thoracic
Stomach Area Abdomen
Hip Region Pelvis
Created by: stevwhit



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