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Superior
Above or higher
Inferior
Below or lower
Anterior
Toward the front
Posterior
Toward the back
Ventral
Toward the front
Dorsal
Toward the back
Medial
Toward the midline
Lateral
Away from the middle
Superficial
Toward the surface
Visceral
Pertaining to the organs within a cavity
Central
The main part
Peripheral
Extending from the main part
Proximal
Closer to the origin
Distal
Farther from the origin
Parietal
Pertaining to the wall of a cavity
The heart is __________ to the liver.
Superior
The liver is ___________ to the lungs.
Inferior
The chest is on the _________ side of the body.
Anterior
The lumbar area is __________ to the umbilical area.
Posterior
The mammary area is on the __________ side of the body.
Ventral
The buttocks are on the _______ side of the body.
Dorsal
The heart is __________ to the lungs.
Medial
The skin is the most ____________ organ.
Superficial
The brain is part of the ____________ nervous system.
Central
The knee is ___________ to the foot.
Proximal
Nerves in the arm are part of the ______________ nervous system.
Peripheral
The palm is___________ to the elbow.
Distal
The ___________ pleura lines the chest cavity.
Parietal
The ______________ pleura covers the lungs.
Visceral
The brain is ___________ to the skull. The ribs are __________ to the lungs.
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