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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