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Glossary of Anatomy and Physiology from Ch. 1

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armpit
axillary
fingers
digital or phalangeal
arm
brachial
hollow behind knee
popliteal
head
cephalic
mouth
oral
groin
Iguinal
chest
thoracic
neck
cervical
forarm
antebrachial
buttock
gluteal
heal
calcaneal
palpation
the examiner feels the body surfaces with the hands.
auscultion
the examinerlistens to the body sounds to evaluatethe functioningof certain organs, often using a stethoscope to amplifythe sounds.
percussion
the examiner taps on the body surface with with the fingertips and listen to resulting echo.

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