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Towards the Left Side
Left
Towards the Right Side
Right
Situated above another structure
Superior
Situated below another structure
Inferior
Toward the head of the body
Cephalic
Toward the distal end of the spine
Caudal
Closer than another structure to the point of attachment to the trunk
Proximal
Farther than another structure from the point of attachment to the trunk
Distal
Toward the midline of the body
Medial
Away from the midline of the body
Lateral
The Front of the body
Anterior
The back of the body
Posterior
Pertaining to the front
Ventral
Pertaining to the back
Dorsal
Runs vertically through the middle of the body, creating left and right section
Sagittal Plane
Plane that is to one side of the midline
Parasagittal Plane
Divides the body into top and bottom sections
Transverse or Horizontal Plane
Divides the body into front and back sections
Frontal or Coronal Plane