anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
point of shoulder
anterior surface of elbow
lateral part of leg
area where thigh meets body trunk; groin
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
curve of shoulder formed by deltoid muscle
area of back between ribs and hips
posterior surface of head
posterior surface of elbow
posterior knee area
shoulder blade region
posterior surface of lower leg; calf
toward the head end or upper part of a structure; above
"The forehead is superior to the nose."
away from the head end toward the lower part of a structure; below
"The naval is inferior to the breastbone."
toward or at the front of the body; in front of
"The breastbone is anterior to the spine."
Toward or at the backside of the body
"The heart is posterior to the breastbone."
Toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner side of
"The heart is medial to the arm."
away from the midline of the body; on the outer side
"The arms are lateral to the chest."
between a more medial and a lateral structure
"The armpit is intermediate between the breastbone and shoulder."
toward or at body surface
'The skin is superficial to the skeleton."
away from body surface; more internal
"the lungs are deep to the rib cage."
close to the origin of the body part or the point of attatchement of a limb to the body trunk.
"The elbow is proximal to the wrist."
farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachement of a limb to the body trunk.
"the knee is distal to the thigh. "
a cut made along the lengthwise or longitude. divides into right and left.
divides the body into anterior and posterior
divides the body into superior and inferior.
space inside the skull
extends from the cranial cavity to the end of vertebrae cavity
superior divided by diaphragm
seperates the lungs into right and left cavities; houses the heart
stomach, liver, intestines
superior to umbilical
inferior to umbilical
right/left illiac or inguinal
lateral to hypogastric
lateral to umbilical
flank epigastric and contains lower ribs
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