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More toward the head, or above another structure
superior, or cepahlic
More toward the feet or tail, or below another structure
inferior, or caudal
More toward the front or belly-side of the body.
anterior or ventral
More toward the back or spinal cord side of the bodyq
posterior, or dorsal
Refers to the middle or near the middle of the body or the struture
medial
refers to the side
lateral
Tip or summit of an organ
apex
Bottom or lower part of an organ
base
Located nearer to the point of attachment to the body.
proximal
Located nearer to the point of attachment to the body
distal
More toward the surface of the body
superficial
Further away from the surface of the body
deep
The body lying horizontallly and facing upward
supine
The body lying horizontally and facing downward
prone