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Body regions: Anterior & Posterior (Muscles)

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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)  


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