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The Human Body Regions

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Abdominal
region inferior (closer to the feet) to the thorax (chest) and superior (closer to the head) to the hip bones
Antebrachial
forearm (the portion of the upper limb between the elbow and the wrist)
Antecubital
region anterior (in front of) to the elbow; also known as the cubital region
Auricular
visible surface structures of the ear
Axillary
armpit
Brachial
arm (the portion of the upper limb between the shoulder and the elbow)
Buccal
cheek
Calcaneal
heel of the foot
Carpal
wrist
Cephalic
head
Cervical
neck
Coxal
hip
Cranial
skull
Crural
leg (the portion of the lower limb between the knee and the ankle)
Deltoid
shoulder
Digital
fingers or toes (also called phalangeal)
Dorsal/Dorsum
back
Facial
face
Femoral
thigh
Fibular
lateral (away from the midline of the body) aspect of the leg
Frontal
forehead
Gluteal
buttock
Hallux
big toe
Inguinal
groin (sometimes used to indicate the crease or junction of the thigh with the trunk)
Lumbar
relating to the loins, or the inferior (closer to the feet) part of the back, between the ribs and pelvis
Mammary
breast
Manus
hand
Nasal
nose
Occipital
posterior (in back of) aspect of the head
Olecranal
posterior (in back of) aspect of the elbow
Oral
mouth
Orbital
eye
Palmar
palm (anterior surface) of the hand
Patellar
kneecap
Pectoral
chest
Pelvic
pelvis
Perineal
diamond-shaped region between the legs that contains the anus and external reproductive organs
Pes
foot
Plantar
sole of the foot
Pollex
thumb
Popliteal
area posterior (in back of) to the knee
Pubic
anterior (in front of) region of the pelvis
Radial
lateral (thumb side) aspect of forearm
Sacral
posterior (in back of) region between the hip bones
Scapular
shoulder blade
Sternal
anterior middle region of the thorax
Sural
calf (posterior (in back of) part of the leg)
Tarsal
ankle, root of the foot
Thoracic
thorax
Tibial
medial aspect of the leg
Ulnar
medial aspect of the forearm
Umbilical
navel
Vertebral
spinal column
Mental
chin
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