1 Regions of lower limb. Regiones membri infe-rioris. The various anatomic regions of the lower limb.
2 Gluteal region. Regio glutealis. Area over the gluteal muscles. A
3a Hip joint. Coxa (regio coxalis).
4 Thigh region. Femur (regio femoralis).
5 Anterior thigh region. Regio (facies) femoralis anterior. B
7 Posterior thigh region. Regio (facies) femoralis posterior. A
8 Knee. Genus.
9 Anterior side of knee. Regio genus anterior. B
10 Posterior side of knee. Regio genus posterior. A
11 Popliteal fossa. Fossa poplitea. A
12 Lower leg. Crus.
13 Anterior surface of lower leg. Regio (facies) cruralis anterior. B
14 Posterior surface of lower leg. Regio (facies) cruralis posterior. A
15 Calf. Sura (regio suralis). A
16 Anterior and posterior talocrural (malleolar) regions. Regiones talocrurales anterior et posterior.
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