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superior
toward the head, or the upper part of a structure
inferior
away from the head, or the lower part of a structure
anterior
nearer to or at the font of the body
posterior
nearer to or at the back of the body
medial
nearer to the midline
lateral
farther from the midline
intermediate
between two structures
ipsilateral
on the same side of the body as another structure
contralateral
on the opposite side of the body from another structure
proximal (appendages)
nearer to the attachment of a limb to the trunk; nearer to the origination of a structure
distal (appendages)
farther from the attachment of a limb to the trunk; farther from the origination of a structure
superficial
toward or on the surface of the body
deep
away from the surface of the body