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refers to the same side of the body
ipsilateral
refers to the opposite sides of the body
contralateral
toward the head or upper part of a structure or the body; above
superior (cranial)
away from the head or toward the lower part of a structure or the body; below
inferior (caudal)
toward or at the front of the body; in front of
anterior (ventral)
toward or at the back 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 structure
intermediate
closer to the origin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
proximal
farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
distal
toward or at the body surface
superficial
away from the body surface; more internal
deep
anterior surface of the hand
palmar
inferior surface of the foot
plantar
inside the body or inside a cavity or organ
internal
outside the body or outside a cavity or organ
external