Human Body Regions

  1. Abdominal
    • region inferior to the thorax (chest) and superior to the pelvic brim of hip bones
    • i.e. the belly region
  2. Antebrachial
    Forearm (portion of the upper limb between the elbow and the wrist)
  3. Antecubital
    Region anterior to the elbow; also known as the cubital region
  4. Auricular
    Visible surface structures of the ear
  5. Axillary
    Armpit
  6. Brachial
    • ArmĀ 
    • portion of the upper limb between the shoulder and the elbow
  7. Buccal
    Cheek
  8. Calcaneal
    Heel of the foot
  9. Carpal
    Wrist
  10. Cephalic
    Head
  11. Cervical
    Neck
  12. Coxal
    Hip
  13. Cranial
    Skull
  14. Crural
    Leg (the portion of the lower limb between the knee and the ankle)
  15. Deltoid
    Shoulder
  16. Digital
    • Fingers/Toes
    • also called phalangeal
  17. Dorsal
    Back
  18. Femoral
    Thigh
  19. Fibular
    Lateral aspect of the leg
  20. Frontal
    Forehead
  21. Gluteal
    Buttock
  22. Hallux
    Gr8 Toe
  23. Inguinal
    • Groin
    • Sometimes used to indicate just the crease in the junction of the thigh with the trunk
  24. Lumbar
    • The "smol of the back"
    • Inferior part of the back between the ribs and the pelvis
  25. Mammary
    Breast
  26. Manus
    Hand
  27. Mental
    Chin
  28. Nasal
    Nose
  29. Occipital
    Posterior aspect of the head
  30. Olecranal
    Posterior aspect of the elbow
  31. Oral
    Mouth
  32. Orbital
    Eye
  33. Palmar
    Palm of the hand
  34. Patellar
    Kneecap
  35. Pelvic
    Pelvis
  36. Pectoral
    Chest, includes mammary region
  37. Perineal
    Diamond-shaped region between thighs that contains the anus and selected external reproductive organs
  38. Pes
    Foot
  39. Plantar
    Sole of the foot
  40. Pollex
    Thumb
  41. Politeal
    area posterior to the knee
  42. Public
    Anterior region of the pelvis
  43. Radial
    Lateral aspect (thumb side) of the forearm
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Human Body Regions
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