Anatomical Terms

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Cephalic

Head

2

Cranial

Skull

3

Facial

Face

4

Frontal

Forehead

5

Temporal

Temple

6

Orbital/Occular

Eye

7

Otic

Ear

8

Buccal

Cheek

9

Nasal

Nose

10

Oral

Mouth

11

Mental

Chin

12

Cervical

Neck

13

Femoral

Thigh

14

Petellar

Anterior knee

15

Crural

Leg

16

Pedal

Foot

17

Tarsal

Ankle

18

Digital/Phalangeal

Toe

19

Dorsum

Top of foot

20

Thoraxic

Chest

21

Sternal

Breastbone

22

Mammary

Breast

23

Abdominal

Abdomen

24

Umbilical

Naval/Umbilicus

25

Coxal

Hip

26

Pelvic

Pelvis

27

Inigual

Groin

28

Axillary

Armpit

29

Brachial

Arm

30

Antecubital

Front of elbow

31

Antebrachial

Forearm

32

Carpal

Wrist

33

Palmar/Volar

Palm

34

Digital/Phalangeal

Finger

35

Occipital

Base of skull

36

Acrominal

Shoulder

37

Scapular

Shoulder Blade

38

Vertebral

Spinal Column

39

Cubital

Back of elbow

40

Sacral

between hip

41

Coccygeal

Tailbone

42

Gluteal

Buttocks

43

Popliteal

Hollow behind knee

44

Sural

Calf

45

Plantar

Sole

46

Calcaneal

Heel

47

Superior

Towards head/upper

48

Inferior

Away from head/lower

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Anterior

Near to/front

50

Posterior

Near to/back

51

Medial

Midline

52

Lateral

Farther from midline

53

Intermedial

between 2 structures

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Ipsilateral

Same side of body as another structure

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Contralateral

Opposite side of body from another structure

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Proximal

Near to attachment of limb

Ex. head vessel is proximal to heart

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Distal

Farther from the attachment of a limb

Ex. leg vessel distale to heart

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Superficial

Toward surface of body

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Deep

Away from surface of body