Atlas of Human Anatomy E-Book: Body Landmarks- Surface Anatomy Flashcards


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Anterior and posterior body landmarks.
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Abdominal

Anterior body trunk region inferior to the ribs

2

Acromial

Point of the shoulder

3

Antebrachial

Forearm

4

Antecubital

Anterior surface of the elbow

5

Axillary

Armpit

6

Brachial

Arm

7

Buccal

Cheek

8

Carpal

Wrist

9

Cephalic

Head

10

Cervical

Neck Region

11

Coxal

Hip

12

Crural

Leg

13

Digital

Fingers or toes

14

Femoral

Thigh

15

Fibular (Peroneal)

Side of the leg

16

Frontal

Forehead

17

Hallux

Great toe

18

Inguinal

Groin area

19

Mammary

Breast region

20

Manus

Hand

21

Mental

Chin

22

Nasa

Nose

23

Oral

Mouth

24

Orbital

Boney eye socket (orbit)

25

Palmar

Palm of the hand

26

Patellar

Anterior knee region

27

Pedal

Foot

28

Pelvic

Pelvis region

29

Pollex

Thumb

30

Pubic

Genital region

31

Sternal

Region of the breastbone

32

Tarsal

Ankle

33

Thoracic

Chest

34

Umbilical

Naval

35

Calcaneal

Heel of the foot

36

Dorsum

Back

37

Gluteal

Buttocks or rump

38

Lumbar

Area of the back between the ribs and hip; the loin

39

Occipital

Posterior aspect of the head or base of the skull

40

Olecranal

Posterior aspect of the elbow

41

Otic

Ear

42

Perineal

Region between the anus and external genitalia

43

Plantar

Sole of the foot

44

Popliteal

Back of the knee

45

Sacral

Region between the hips (overlaying the sacrum)

46

Scapular

Scapula or shoulder blade area

47

Sural

Calf or posterior surface of the leg

48

Vertebral

Area of the spinal column

49

Superior

Above

50

Inferior

Below

51

Anterior

Front

52

Posterior

Back

53

Medial

Toward the midline

54

Lateral

Away from the midline or median plane

55

Cephalad (cranial)

Toward the head

56

Caudal

Toward the tail

57

Dorsal

Backside

58

Ventral

Belly side

59

Proximal

Nearer the trunk or attached end

60

Distal

Farther from the trunk or point of attachment

61

Superficial (external)

Toward or at the body surface

62

Deep (internal)

Away from the body surface