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toward the head end or upper part of a structure of the body above
superior (cranial or cephalad)
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure of the body; below
inferior (caudal)
toward or at the front of the body; in front of
anterior (ventral)
toward or at the backside of the body; behind
posterior (dorsal)
toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner side of
medial
away from the midline of the body; on the outer side of
lateral
between a more medial and a more lateral sturcture
intermediate
close to the origin of the body part ot the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
proximal
farther from the origin of a body part or the point attachment of a limb to the body trunk
distal
toward or at the body surface
superficial
away from the body surface; more internal
deep