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External Regions

Body regions: Anterior & Posterior (Muscles)

Cephalic Generic head region.
Nuchal Neck region (From behind)
Scapular Shoulder blades.
Brachial Upper arm region
Vertebral Spine
Cubital Elbow
Lumbar Love handles
Antebrachial Forearm
Gluteal Butt
Femoral Thigh
Popliteal Knee (From behind)
Calf Calf
Calcuneal Heel
Cranial Head region
Facial Face region
Cervical Neck
Deltoid Shoulder
Sternal Chest
Pectoral Pecks
Antecubital Elbow (From the front)
Abdominal Stomach area
Coxal Hips
Palmer Palm
Digital Fingers/Toes
Inguinal Groin area
Patellar Knee
Shin Shin
Pedal Foot
Superior Above/Upper (In reference to something else)
Inferior Below (In reference to something else)
Lateral To the side
Medial Being close to the midline.
Anterior/Ventral In the front
Posterior/Dorsal To the back/behind
Superficicial Near the surface of the body. NOT deep.
Deep To the core of the body
Proximal (Dealing with limbs) Closer to the trunk
Distil (Dealing with limbs) Towards the end of extremities
Anatomical Position The body is facing you, feet placed together and flat on the floor. Head is erect, arms straight by the side with palms facing forward.
Dorsal (On ANIMALS) Above the animal
Ventral (On ANIMALS) Below the animal
Posterior (On ANIMALS) Behind the animal
Anterior (On ANIMALS) In front of the animal
Coronal Section Sliced right in half. Front to back (Body)
Transverse Section Sliced horizontally (Through the middle)
Sagittal Section Sliced Vertically, up and down, through the legs. (Symetric)
Frontal Section Sliced right in half. Front to back. (Organs)
Created by: tmdostal