External Regions Word Scramble
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
Cephalic Generic head region.
Nuchal Neck region (From behind)
Scapular Shoulder blades.
Brachial Upper arm region
Lumbar Love handles
Popliteal Knee (From behind)
Cranial Head region
Facial Face region
Antecubital Elbow (From the front)
Abdominal Stomach area
Inguinal Groin area
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)