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ante/o
front
caud/o
tail,(downward)
cephal/o
head(upward)
dist/o
away(from the point of reference)
dors/o
back
infer/o
below
later/o
side
medi/o
middle
poster/o
back/behind
proxim/o
near(the point of reference)
super/o
above
ventr/o
belly(front)
bi-
two
uni-
one
-ad
toward
-ior
pertaining to
cephalad
toward the head
mediad
toward the middle
superior(sup)
pertaining to above
unilateral
pertaining to one side only
ventral
pertaining to belly(front)
anteroposterior(AP)
pertaining to the front and the back
bilateral
pertaining to two sides
caudal
pertaining to the tail
cephalic
pertaining to the head
distal
pertaining to away(from point of reference)
dorsal
pertaining to back
inferior
pertaining to below
lateral
pertaining to side
mediolateral
pertaining to the middle and the side
posterior
pertaining to the back
posteroanterior(PA)
pertaining to the back and to the front
proximal
pertaining to the near(from point of reference)
frontal or coronal
vertical field passing through the body from side to side,dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions
sagittal
vertical fields running through the body from front to back,dividing the body into right and left sides.Midsagittal divides the body into right and left halves.
transverse
horizontal field dividing the body into upper and lower portions.
umbilical region
around the navel(umbilicus)
epigastric
directly above umbilical region
hypochondriac regions
to the right and left of the epigastric region
hypochondriac regions
to the right and left of the epigastric region
lumbar region
to the right and left of the umbilical region
iliac regions
to the right and left of the hypogastric regions
ant
anterior
inf
inferior
lat
lateral
med
medial
sup
superior
PA
posteroanterior
AP
anteroposterior
anterior
pertaining to front