Body Regions

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Adjectives used to describe body regions

Epigastric Region

upper middle region below the sternum

Left and Right Hypochondriac Region

Lie on each side of the epigastric region

Umbilical Region

region of abdomen surrounding navel

Hypogastric Region

lower middle region below the umbilical region

Left and Right Iliac Region

lie on each side of the hypogastric region

Left and Right Lumbar Regions

on the left/right side of the umbilical region

Abdominal

region between the thorax and pelvis

Acromial

point of shoulder

Antebrachial

forearm; between wrist and elbow

Antecubital

front of elbow

Axillary

pertaining to the armpit

Brachial

Upper arm

Buccal

pertaining to the cheek

Carpal

pertaining to the wrist

Celiac

pertaining to the abdomen

Cephalic

pertaining to the head

Cervical

pertaining to the neck

Costal

Pertaining to the rib

Coxal

pertaining to the hip

Crural

pertaining to the leg

Cubital

pertaining to the elbow

Digital

pertaining to the fingers or toes

Dorsal

pertaining to the back

Femoral

pertaining to the thigh

Frontal

pertaining to the forehead

Genital

pertaining to the reproductive organs

Gluteal

pertaining to the buttocks

Inguinal

pertaining to the groin, where the thigh attaches to the pelvis

Lumbar

Pertaining to the loins, area of back between ribs and hips

Mammary

pertaining to the breast

Mental

pertaining to the chin

Nasal

pertaining to the nose

Occipital

pertaining to the back of the head

Oral

pertaining to the mouth

Orbital

the eye cavity

Otic

Pertaining to the ear

Palmar

Pertaining to the palm of the hand

Patellar

pertaining to the anterior (front) surface of the knee

Pectoral

pertaining to the chest

Pedal

Pertaining to the foot

Pelvic

pertaining to the pelvis

Perineal

pertaining to the region between the anus and external genitalia

Plantar

Pertaining to the sole of the foot

Poplitcal

back of knee

Sacral

Posterior region between the hip bones

Sternal

the middle of the thorax, anteriorly, breastbone area

Sural

the posterior surface of lower leg; the calf

Tarsal

the instep of the foot, ankle

Umbilical

pertaining to the navel

Vertebral

pertaining to the area of the spinal column

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