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The body is erect, facing forward, the arms at the side, palms facing forward
Anatomical Position
Lying face up
Supine Position
Lying face Down
Prone Position
Pertaing to the front of a structure
Anterior
Situated above or toard the head
Cephalic or Superior
Situated below or toward tail end
Caudal or Inferior
Pertaining to or situated at the center of the body
Deep
Farther from the point of Reference
Distal
Nearest the outside of a body cavity
External
Near the inside of a body cavity
Internal
Farther away from the midline of the body
Lateral
Toward the midline of the body
Medial
Pertaining to the otside surface or surrounding external area of a structure
Peripheral
Pertaing to the bottom surface of the foot
Plantar
Pertaing to the back of a structure
Posterior
Nearer to the point of reference
Proximal
Pertaining to the outside surface of the body
Superficial