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Superior (Cranial)
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above
Inferior (Caudal)
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below
Anterior (Ventral)
Toward or at the front of the body; in front of
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward or at the back of the body; behind
Medial
Toward or at the midline of the body; on the innner side of
Lateral
Away from the midline of the body; on the outer side of
Intermediate
Between a more medial and more lateral structure; ex. armpits
Proximal
Closer to the orgin of the body or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
Distal
Farther to the orgin of the body or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
Superficial (External)
Toward or at the body surface
Deep (Internal)
Away from the body surface; more internal