The body is divided into two regions:

  • Axial region, which includes the head, neck, and trunk
  • Appendicular region, which includes everything that is attached to the axial region, meaning the limbs

The regions can be divided further into axial sub-regions and appendicular sub-regions.

Image 1: The axial region of a human skeleton model marked with red to the right and the appendicular region marked with red on the model to the left