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External Regions

Cranial Surrounding the brain-- head
Facial Face region
Cervical Neck region
Deltoid Shoulder region
Sternal Center of chest
Pectoral Chest region
Brachial Arm region
Antecubital Elbow region
Abdominal Stomach region
Antebrachial Forearm region
Coxal Hip region
Palmer Hand region
Digital Fingers
Inguinal Groin region
Genital Pubic
Femoral Thigh region
Patellar Knee region
Shin Shin
Pedal Foot region
Digital Toes
Cephalic Back of head region
Nuchal Back of neck region
Scapular Shoulder blade region
Brachial Arm region
Vertebral Backbone region
Cubital Back of elbow
Lumbar Love handle region
Antebrachial Forearm region
Gluteal Buttocks region
Femoral Thigh region
Popliteal Back of knee region
Calf Calf
Calcaneal Heel region
Superior Above
Inferior Below
Medial Close to the midline
Lateral To the side
Anterior/Ventral To the front
Posterior/Dorsal To the back
Superficial Near the surface
Deep To the core of the body
Proximal Closer to the trunk
Distal Towards the end of the extremities
Transverse Section/Cross Section A horizontal cut
Coronal Section/Frontal Section A cut that divides the body or an organ into anterior and posterior parts
Sagittal Section Cuts the body into left and right parts
Midsagittal Section If the body is divided directly down the middle
Median Section Sectioned into two equal parts, left and right
Created by: oliviagullickson



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