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anterior/ventral
in front
posterior/dorsal
in back
medial
toward the middle
lateral
toward the side
internal
within the body
external
outside the body
proximal
closet to the point of origin
distal
farther from the point of origin
superior
upper or above
inferior
lower
cranial
toward the head
caudal
toward the tail
flexion
decreasing the angle between two bones
extension
increasing the angle between two bones
afferent
carrying toward a center
efferent
carrying away or away from a center
adduction
moving toward the midline
abduction
moving away from the midline
eversion
turning a body part outward
inversion
turning a body part inward
supination
turning a bodypart upward
deep
away from the surface, more interal
superficial
toward or at the body surface
planter
toward the sole of the feet
palmar
toward the palm of the hand
sagittal
divides the body or organ vertically into right or left unequal parts
medial/mid-sagittal
dividies the body or organ vertically into equal parts right and left
cornonal/frontal
divides body or organ vertically into anterior and posterior parts
transverse
divides the body or organ horizontally or into cranial/caudal parts
pronation
turning a body part downward