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Sagittal
Plane dividing the body into unequal left and right parts

Terms medial & lateral apply to this plane
Midsagittal
The midline plane dividing the body into left/right halves
Frontal Plane
Plane dividing the body into equal/unequal front and back

directional terms anterior,ventral, posterior & dorsal apply to this plane
Transverse
Plane dividing the body into upper & lower parts

Directional terms cranial, superior, inferior & caudal apply to this plane
Cranial
structure closer to the head
Superior
Structure closer to the head
Inferior
Structure closer to the feet
Anterior
Structure more in front of another structure
Posterior
structure more in back than another structure
Dorsal
structure more in back than another structure
Medial
refers to a structure being closer to the midsaggital plane than another structure
Lateral
refers to a structure being farther away from the midsaggital plane than another structure
Proximal
For reference to limbs only

Structure closer to the trunk of the body
Abdominal
anterior torso below diaphragm
Antebrachial
forearm
Axillary
armpit
Brachial
arm
Buccal
cheek
Carpal
wrist
Cephalic
head
Cervical
neck
Cranial
skull
Crural
leg
Cubital
elbow
Cutaneous
skin
Digital
fingers or toes
Dorsal
back
Facial
face
Frontal
forehead
Nasal
nose
Oral
Mouth
Orbital
Eyes
Opthalmic
eyes
Femoral
Thigh
Gluteal
buttock
Inguinal
Groin
Lumbar
Lower back between ribs & pelvis
Mammary
breast
Occipital
back of lower skull
Olecranal
back of elbow
Palmar
palm of hand
Pedal
foot
Pelvic
Lower portion of torso
Perineal
Area between anus and genitals
Plantar
sole of foot
Popliteal
area behind knee
Supraclavicular
area above clavicle
Tarsal
ankle
Temporal
side of skull
Thoracic
Chest
Umbilical
area around namel or umbilicus
Volar
palm or sole
Zygomatic
upper cheek