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Transverse
horizontally dividing into superior and inferior

also called a cross section
Frontal
divides into anterior and posterior

Also called coronal
Sagittal
divides into left and right

right down the middle= median
Deep
Away from the surface

internal
Superficial
external

closer to the surface
Distal
Further from origin

(futher from the head}
Proximal
closer to the origin

Overall, closer to the head
Intermediate
Between a more medial and a more lateral structure
Lateral
Away from the midline
Medial
Toward the midline
Dorsal
posterior

Toward the back of the body
Ventral
anterior

Toward the front of the body
Inferior
caudal

Away from the head. Below
Superior
cranial

toward the head. Above
Efferent
exits control center
Afferent
approaches control center
Appendicular Part
appendages or limbs
Axial Part
main axis of the body

Head, neck, and trunk
Oblique Section
Cuts made diagonally
What does the dorsal body cavity contain?
nervous system organs