regions of the human body and directional terms

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cephalon (head)

cephalic region

cervicis (neck)

cervical region

thoracis (chest)

thoracic region

abdomen

abdominal region

pelvis

pelvic region

loin (lower back)

lumbar region

buttock

gluteal region

pubis (anterior pelvis)

pubic region

groin

inguinal region

axilla (armpit)

axillary region

brachium (arm)

brachial region

antebrachium (forearm)

antebrachial region

manus (hand)

manual region

thigh

femoral region

leg (anterior)

crural region

calf

sural region

pes (foot)

pedal region

anterior

the front; before

ventral

the belly side

posterior

the back; behind

dorsal

the back

cranial or cephalic

the head

superior

above

caudal

the tail

inferior

below

medial

toward the body's longitudinal axis

lateral

away from the body's longitudinal axis

proximal

toward an attached base

distal

away from the attached base

superficial

close to the body's surface

deep

farther from the body's surface

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