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Regional Terms: Names of Specific Body Areas

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Abdominal
Anterior Body Trunk Inferior to Ribs.
acromial
Point of Shoulder
antebrachial
forearm
antecubital
Anterior Surface of Elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek area
carpal
wrist
cervical
neck region
coxal
hip
crural
leg
deltoid
curve of shoulder formed by large upper muscle
digital
fingers, toes
femoral
thigh
fibular
lateral part of leg
frontal
forehead
inguinal
area where thigh meets body trunk, groin
nasal
nose area
oral
mouth
orbital
eye area
patellar
anterior knee
pelvic
area overlying the pelvis anteriorly
pubic
genital region
sternal
breastbone area
tarsal
ankle region
thoracic
chest
umbilical
navel
calcaneal
heel of foot
cephalic
head
gluteal
buttock
lumbar
area of back between ribs and hips
occipital
posterior surface of the head
olecranal
posterior surface of the elbow
popliteal
posterior knee area
sacral
area between hips, above the gluteal
scapular
shoulder blade region
sural
the posterior surface of lower leg; the calf
vertebral
area of the spine
centesis
surgical puncturre to aspirate fluid