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Biology 238

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anterior ( ventral )front of the body
posterior ( dorsal ) back of the body
superiorabove
inferiorbelow
medialmiddle
lateralnear the side
ipsilateralsame side of the midline
contralateral opposite side of the midline
Proximalcloser to the point of origin
distalfar away from the point of origin
superficial closer to the surface
deepaway from
parietal walls of cavity
visceral internal organs
sagittaldivides body into left and right
frontal ( coronal ) anterior and posterior
transverse ( horizontal )superior and inferior
cephalic head
cervical neck
thoracic chest
back dorsal
abdomen anterior body trunk region inferior to ribs
perineal between anus and genitalia
axillary armpit
brachial arm
ante brachial forearm
antecubital anterior surface of elbow
femoral thigh
carpal wrist
manual hand
patellar kneecap
popliteal back of knee
cruralleg
pedal foot
Dorsal Cavity cranial brain and Vertebral spinal cord
Thoracic Cavity heart and lungs
Abdominal Cavity digestive organs
Pelvic Cavity contains urinary bladder, reproductive organs and rectum
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