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Superior
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above
Inferior
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure orthe body; below
Anterior
toward or at the front of the body;infront of
posterior
toward or at the backside of the body;behind
medial
toward or at the midline of the body; on the outer side of
intermediate
between a more medial and a more lateral structure
proximal
close to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
distal
farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachment ofa limb to the body trunk
superficial
toward or at the body surface
deep
away from the body surface;more internal
Cranial cavity
space inside the bony skull
dorsal body cavity
subdivisions of spinal and cranial cavities
ventral cavity
contains all structures within the chest and abdomen
thoracic cavity
separated from the ventral cavity by a dome shaped muscle