Directional terms

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This is directional terms for human anatomy

abdominal

anterior body trunk inferior to the ribs

acromial

point of shoulder

antecubital

anterior surface of elbow

axillary

armpit

brachial

arm

buccal

cheek area

carpal

wrist

cervical

neck region

crural

leg

digital

fingers, toes

femoral

thigh

fibular

lateral part of leg

inguinal

area where thigh meets body trunk; groin

nasal

nose area

oral

mouth

orbital

eye area

patellar

anterior knee

pelvic

area overlying the pelvis

pubic

genital area

sternal

breastbone area

tarsal

ankle region

thoracic

chest

umbilical

navel

cephalic

head

deltoid

curve of shoulder formed by large deltoid muscle

gluteal

buttock

lumbar

area of back between ribs and hips

occipital

posterior surface of head

popliteal

posterior knee area

sacral

area between hips

scapular

shoulder blade region

sural

the posterior surface of lower leg: the calf

vertebral

area of spine

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