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regional and directional terms

Posterior back
Anterior front
Inferior below
Superior above
Medial toward/at the middle of the body
Lateral away from the middle of the body
Distal farther from the body or point of attachment
Proximal close to the body or point of attatchment
Superficial toward/at the surface
Deep internal
Ventral front
Dorsal pertaining to the back
Abdominal front of body below ribs
Antecubital front of elbow
Axillary armpit
Brachial arm
Buccal cheeck area
Calcaneal heelbone
Carpal wrist
Cephalic head
Cervical neck region
Coxal hip
Digital fingers/toes
Femoral thigh
Gluteal buttock
Inguinal area where thigh meets body
Lumbar area of back between ribs and hips
Nasal nose area
Occipital back surface of head
Olecranal elbow
Oral mouth
Orbital eye area
Patellar front of knee
Pelvic area overlaying pelvis(front)
Popliteal back of knee
Sacral area between hips
Scapular shoulder blade region
Sternal breastbone area
Tarsal ankle region
Thoracic chest
Umbilical navel
Vertebral area of spine
Created by: mcap16



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