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Superior
Refers to the axial skeleton; close to top of head; the nose is superior to the mouth
Inferior
Close to feet; patella is inferior to the coxal
Anterior
Front of body; clavicle is anterior to scapula
Posterior
Back of body; occipital is posterior to the mandible
Proximal
Refers to appendicular skeleton
Distal
Farther away from trunk; phalanges are distal to the humerous
Medial
Closer to midline of body; ulna is medial to the metecarpals
Lateral
Further from midline
Superficial
Closer to the surface: the ad muscle are superfical to the stomach
Deep
Further from the surface; the kidneys are deep to the stomach
Prone
(M) term – laying on stomach
Supine
Laying in your back
Cranial
FYI; superior
Caudal
FYI; closer to feet or glutes
Scapular to clavicle
Lateral