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anatomical position
subject is standing upright, facing observer, with the upperlimbs placed at the sides, the palms turned upward, and feet flat on the ground
sagittal plane
body divided into Left and Right
Median (midsagital) plane
divided from middle - umbilicus
frontal (coronal) plane
anterior (front) / posterior (back) division
transverse
superior (above) / inferior (below) division
oblique plane
passes at an angle btw transverse and sagittal plane
superior
torward the head
inferior
away from the head - torward the bottom
anterior
toward front
posterior
toward back
medial
toward midline (midsagittal)
lateral
toward side
proximal
near the attachment of a limb to the trunk
distal
farther (away from) the attachment of a limb to the trunk
superficial
toward the surface of the body
anatomical position
subject is standing upright, facing observer, with the upperlimbs placed at the sides, the palms turned upward, and feet flat on the ground
sagittal plane
body divided into Left and Right
Median (midsagital) plane
divided from middle - umbilicus
frontal (coronal) plane
anterior (front) / posterior (back) division
transverse
superior (above) / inferior (below) division
oblique plane
passes at an angle btw transverse and sagittal plane
superior
torward the head
inferior
away from the head - torward the bottom
anterior
toward front
posterior
toward back
medial
toward midline (midsagittal)
lateral
toward side
proximal
near the attachment of a limb to the trunk
distal
farther (away from) the attachment of a limb to the trunk
superficial
toward the surface of the body
deep
away from the surface of the body