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devides the body into left and right halves
sagittal plane
devides the body into front and back portions
frpmtal (coronal) plane
devides the body into upper and lower parts
transverse plane
refers to a structure closer to the head
superior
refers to a structure closer to the feet
inferior
concerns a structure further toward the back of the body than another structure
posterior
refers to a sturcture further in front
anterior
mertains to a sturcture closer to the midline
medial
refers to a structure further away from the midline
lateral
refers to a structure further away from the trunk of the bodys midline
distal
refers to a structure closer to the trunk
proximal
describes a structure closer to the bodys surface
superficial
refers to a sturcture deeper in the body
deep