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Superior
above another part
(closer to the head or the top)
Inferior
below another part
(closer toward the feet or the bottom)
Anterior
toward the front
Posterior
toward the back
Medial
relates to the imaginary midline dividing the body into 2 equal parts (middle)
Lateral
towards the side with the respect to the midline.
Ventral
toward the front
Dorsal
toward the back
Ipsilateral
pertains to the same side
contralateral
refers to the opposite side
Proximal
Describes a part closer to the trunk
Distal
farther away from the trunk
Superficial
situated near the surface
Peripheral
outward or near the surface
Deep
describes parts that are more internal
Sagittal Plane
plane that cuts the body right down the middle
also makes a line of symmetry
Transversal plane
horizontal plane through the body
Coronal plane
Frontal, refers to the body divided into the front half and the back portion
Oblique
an angular cut
Longitudinal
a lengthwise cut