Human Anatomy Quiz 1: Surface Anatomy

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gross anatomy

the study of body structures visible to the naked eye

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anatomical position

in the ________ ______, the body is erect, with the feet only slightly apart, head and toes pointed forward, and arms hanging at the sides with palms facing forward

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axial

relating to head, neck, and trunk, the axis of the body

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appendicular

relating to limbs and their attachments to the axis

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abdominal

pertaining to the anterior body trunk region inferior to the ribs

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acromial

pertaining to the point of the shoulder

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antebrachial

pertaining to the forearm

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antecubital

pertaining to the anterior surface of the elbow

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axillary

pertaining to the armpit

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brachial

pertaining to the arm

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buccal

pertaining to the cheek

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carpal

pertaining to the wrist

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cervical

pertaining to the neck region

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coxal

pertaining to the hip

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crural

pertaining to the leg

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digital

pertaining to the fingers or toes

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femoral

pertaining to the thigh

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frontal

pertaining to the forehead

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hallux

pertaining to the great toe

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inguinal

pertaining to the groin

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mammary

pertaining to the breast

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mental

pertaining to the chin

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nasal

pertaining to the nose

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oral

pertaining to the mouth

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orbital

pertaining to the bony eye socket

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palmar

pertaining to the palm of the hand

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patellar

pertaining to the anterior knee (kneecap) region

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pedal

pertaining to the foot

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pelvic

pertaining to the pelvic region

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fibular (peroneal)

pertaining to the side of the leg

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pollex

pertaining to the thumb

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pubic

pertaining to the genital region

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sternal

pertaining to the region of the breastbone

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tarsal

pertaining to the ankle

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thoracic

pertaining to the chest

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umbilical

pertaining to the navel

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calcaneal

pertaining to the heel of the foot

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cephalic

pertaining to the head

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dorsum

pertaining to the back

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gluteal

pertaining to the buttocks or rump

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lumbar

pertaining to the area of the back between the ribs and hips; the loin

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manus

pertaining to the hand

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occipital

pertaining to the posterior aspect of the head or base of the skull

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olecranal

pertaining to the posterior aspect of the elbow

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otic

pertaining to the ear

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perineal

pertaining to the region between the anus and external genitalia

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plantar

pertaining to the sole of the foot

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popliteal

pertaining to the back of the knee

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sacral

pertaining to the region between the hips (overlying the sacrum)

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scapular

pertaining to the scapula or shoulder blade area

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sural

pertaining to the calf or posterior surface of the leg

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vertebral

pertaining to the area of the spinal column

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axial

abdominal

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appendicular

antecubital

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appendicular

axillary

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appendicular

brachial

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axial

cervical

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appendicular

crural

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appendicular

femoral

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appendicular

fibular

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axial

gluteal

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axial

inguinal

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axial

lumbar

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axial

occipital

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axial

oral

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appendicular

popliteal

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axial

pubic

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appendicular

sural

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axial

thoracic

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axial

umbilical

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