Anterior And Posterior Body Regions Quiz

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We welcome you to this fun Anterior and posterior body regions quiz! The human body can be divided into two; the anterior and posterior parts. In science classes, we got to cover most of them, and the quiz below is all about showing that you know your body very well. Take it up and see if you can identify whether the said body parts are anterior or posterior. Why play alone? Invite some of your friends & play the quiz together! All the best, and do share your results below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Forehead

  • 2. 

    Nose

  • 3. 

    Eye

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ocular, orbital." Ocular refers to anything related to the eye, while orbital refers to the area around the eye or the eye socket. Both terms are connected to the eye and its surrounding structures.

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  • 4. 

    Ear

    Explanation
    The term "otic" refers to anything related to the ear. In medical terminology, it is commonly used to describe medications or treatments that are specifically designed for ear-related conditions. Therefore, in the context of the given question, "otic" is the correct answer as it directly relates to the topic of the ear.

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  • 5. 

    Cheek

    Explanation
    The term "buccal" refers to the anatomical region of the cheek. It is commonly used in medical and dental contexts to describe procedures or conditions related to the cheek area. This could include things like buccal medication administration, buccal mucosa examination, or buccal surgery. Therefore, "buccal" is the correct answer in this case as it directly relates to the term "cheek".

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  • 6. 

    Neck

    Explanation
    The term "cervical" refers to the neck region of the body. It specifically relates to the seven vertebrae in the neck, known as the cervical vertebrae. These vertebrae provide support and flexibility to the head and neck. Therefore, "cervical" is the correct answer as it directly relates to the given term "neck".

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  • 7. 

    Head

    Explanation
    The term "cephalic" refers to the head or the region of the body that is related to the head. In this context, "cephalic" is a synonym for "head". Therefore, the answer to the question is "cephalic".

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  • 8. 

    Skull

  • 9. 

    Face

    Explanation
    The word "facial" is related to the word "face". It is an adjective that describes something that is related to or affects the face. Therefore, "facial" is the correct answer as it is directly linked to the word "face".

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  • 10. 

    Mouth

    Explanation
    The term "oral" is related to the mouth. It is commonly used to refer to anything that is related to or involves the mouth, such as oral hygiene, oral health, or oral medications. Therefore, "oral" is the correct answer as it is directly associated with the given term "mouth".

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  • 11. 

    Chin

  • 12. 

    Chest

    Explanation
    The term "thoracic" refers to the area of the body that includes the chest, specifically the region between the neck and the abdomen. This term is often used to describe structures or conditions related to the chest, such as the thoracic cavity or thoracic vertebrae. Therefore, "thoracic" is the correct answer because it is directly related to the given term "chest".

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  • 13. 

    Breast

    Explanation
    The term "mammary" is directly related to the topic of "breast" as it refers to the anatomical structure and function of the mammary glands, which are present in the breasts. The word "mammary" is commonly used in medical and biological contexts to describe anything related to the breasts or their associated functions, such as lactation and breastfeeding. Therefore, "mammary" is the most appropriate and relevant answer in relation to the given topic.

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  • 14. 

    Abdomen

    Explanation
    The term "abdominal" is derived from the word "abdomen" and is used to describe anything that is related to or located in the abdomen. Therefore, "abdominal" is the correct answer as it is the adjective form of "abdomen" and accurately describes something that is pertaining to the abdomen.

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  • 15. 

    Navel

    Explanation
    The word "umbilical" is related to the term "navel" as it specifically refers to the cord that connects a fetus to its mother's placenta during pregnancy. The umbilical cord is attached to the baby's navel or belly button and provides essential nutrients and oxygen to the developing fetus. Therefore, "umbilical" is the correct answer as it directly relates to the concept of the navel and its connection to childbirth.

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  • 16. 

    Pelvis

  • 17. 

    Armpit

    Explanation
    Axillary is the correct answer because it refers to the anatomical term for the armpit region. The axillary region is located under the shoulder joint and contains important structures such as lymph nodes, blood vessels, and nerves. It is commonly used in medical terminology to describe conditions or procedures related to this specific area of the body.

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  • 18. 

    Arm

    Explanation
    The term "brachial" is related to the arm. It specifically refers to the brachial artery, which is a major blood vessel in the upper arm. The brachial artery is commonly used for taking blood pressure measurements. Therefore, "brachial" is the correct answer as it directly relates to the given term "arm".

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  • 19. 

    Front of the elbow

    Explanation
    The term "antecubital" refers to the front of the elbow. It is a specific anatomical term used to describe the area in front of the elbow joint. This region is commonly used for medical procedures such as drawing blood or inserting intravenous (IV) lines. The antecubital area is easily accessible and contains major blood vessels, making it a convenient and safe location for these procedures.

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  • 20. 

    Forearm

    Explanation
    The term "antebrachial" refers to the region of the body that is located between the elbow and the wrist, which is commonly known as the forearm. Therefore, the answer "antebrachial" accurately describes the given term "forearm".

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  • 21. 

    Wrist

    Explanation
    The term "wrist" refers to the joint connecting the hand to the forearm. "Carpal" is the correct answer because it specifically refers to the bones in the wrist. The carpal bones are a group of eight small bones that form the wrist joint.

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  • 22. 

    Palm

  • 23. 

    Hand

    Explanation
    The word "Hand" and "Manual" are synonymous, meaning they both refer to something that is done or operated by hand. Therefore, the correct answer is "Manual".

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  • 24. 

    Thumb

  • 25. 

    Fingers

    Explanation
    Fingers and digits are synonyms that refer to the five appendages on each hand. The term "digits" is more commonly used in formal or scientific contexts, while "fingers" is a more colloquial term. Both terms are correct and interchangeable when referring to the appendages on the hand.

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  • 26. 

    Groin

    Explanation
    The term "groin" refers to the area of the body where the abdomen meets the thigh. The term "inguinal" is specifically used to describe the area of the groin where the thigh meets the lower abdomen. Therefore, "inguinal" is a more specific term that accurately describes the anatomical location being referred to in this context.

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  • 27. 

    Pubis

  • 28. 

    Thigh

  • 29. 

    Kneecap

  • 30. 

    Leg

    Explanation
    Crural refers to anything related to the leg or thigh. It is commonly used in medical terminology to describe structures or conditions specific to the leg. Therefore, the term "Crural" is the correct answer as it directly relates to the given word "Leg."

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  • 31. 

    Ankle

    Explanation
    Tarsal refers to the bones in the ankle region. The question is asking for a term that is related to the ankle, and tarsal is the correct answer as it specifically refers to the bones in that area.

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  • 32. 

    Toes

    Explanation
    The term "phalangeal" refers to the bones in the toes, which are called phalanges. This answer is correct because it accurately describes the relationship between the term "toes" and "phalangeal." The word "phalangeal" specifically relates to the toes, making it the most appropriate answer.

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  • 33. 

    Big Toe

  • 34. 

    Foot

    Explanation
    A foot pedal is a device that is operated by the foot and is used to control or activate a particular function or mechanism. It is commonly used in various applications such as music instruments, vehicles, and machinery. Therefore, the word "pedal" is the correct answer as it accurately represents the device that is operated by the foot.

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  • 35. 

    Shoulder

    Explanation
    The term "acromial" refers to the shoulder region. It specifically refers to the bony prominence on the scapula, known as the acromion, which forms the highest point of the shoulder. This term is commonly used in medical and anatomical contexts to describe structures or conditions related to the shoulder. Therefore, "acromial" is the correct answer in this case.

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  • 36. 

    Back

  • 37. 

    Back of the Elbow

  • 38. 

    Loin

    Explanation
    The word "lumbar" is related to the lower part of the back, specifically the area between the ribs and the pelvis. It is commonly used to refer to the five vertebrae in this region of the spine. "Loin" on the other hand, refers to the area on either side of the spine between the lower ribs and the pelvis, typically associated with meat cuts. Therefore, "lumbar" is the correct answer as it is directly related to the lower back region.

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  • 39. 

    Buttock

    Explanation
    The term "gluteal" refers to the buttock region of the body. It specifically refers to the muscles, tissues, and structures in the buttock area. Therefore, "gluteal" is the correct answer as it directly relates to the given term "buttock".

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  • 40. 

    Back of the Knee

    Explanation
    The term "popliteal" refers to the back of the knee. It is derived from the Latin word "poples" which means ham or back of the knee. The popliteal area is located behind the knee joint and is formed by the popliteal fossa, a shallow depression. This area contains important structures such as blood vessels, nerves, and lymph nodes. Understanding the term "popliteal" helps in identifying the anatomical location and specific structures associated with the back of the knee.

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  • 41. 

    Calf

    Explanation
    The term "calf" refers to the back part of the lower leg, specifically the area between the knee and the ankle. The term "sural" is an adjective that relates to the calf or the sural nerve, which runs down the back of the calf. Therefore, the answer "Sural" is correct as it directly relates to the given term "calf".

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  • 42. 

    Heal of Foot

    Explanation
    The term "calcaneal" refers to the heel bone. The question is asking for the correct term for the heel of the foot, and "calcaneal" accurately describes this anatomical structure.

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  • 43. 

    Sole of foot

    Explanation
    The term "plantar" refers to the sole of the foot. It is derived from the Latin word "planta" which means sole or bottom of the foot. This term is commonly used in medical and anatomical contexts to describe structures or conditions related to the sole of the foot. Therefore, "plantar" is the correct answer for this question.

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