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superior
above/towards the head
inferior
below/towards the tail
anterior
toward the front
posterior
toward the back
medial
toward the midline
lateral
away from the midline
deep
away from surface
superficial
toward the surface
proximal
towards the point of attachment
distal
away from point of attachment
visceral
a membrane that surrounds an organ
parietal
a membrane that lines a body cavity
bilateral
same structure on both sides of midline
ipsilateral
2 structures on same side of midline that are different
contralateral
2 different structures on opposite sides of the midline
midsagittal
divides body into equal left and right halves
parasagittal
divides body into unequal left and right portions
transverse
divides body into superior and inferior portions
frontal
divides body into anterior/posterior halves
axilla
armpit
supraorbital margin
superior rim of orbit
auricle
outer ear
thyroid cartilage
"Adam's apple"
suprasternal notch
depression above sternum
zygomatic obne
cheek bone
supraclavicular fossa
depression above clavicles
costal margin of ribs
inferior edge of ribs
pectoralis major
major chest muscle
trapezius
superior back muscle
latissimus dorsi
lower back muscle
cubital fossa
elbow pit
inguinal ligament
v-cut of abs; groin
iliac crest
rounded superior crest of hip bone
gluteus maximus
major butt muscle
gluteus medius
superior and lateral butt muscle
popliteal fossa
knee pit
gastrocnemius
calf muscle
posterior cavity
dorsal body cavity
cranial cavity
houses brain
vertebral canal
houses spinal cord (spinal cavity)
anterior cavity
ventral body cavity
diaphragm
muscle below lungs that helps with breathing; divides anterior cavity into thoracic and abdominopelvic
thoracic cavity
chest
visceral pleura
membrane covering the lungs
parietal pleura
membrane that lines thoracic cavity
pleural cavity
space between visceral and parietal pleura
mediastinum
space between lungs; holds organs
visceral pericardium
membrane the surrounds the heart
parietal pericardium
membrane that surrounds the heart cavity
pericardial cavity
space between visceral and parietal pericardium
abdominopelvic cavity
inferior of diaphragm
visceral peritoneum
membrane that lines the abdominal organs
parietal peritoneum
membrane that lines the abdominal cavity