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Anterior
In front or in the front part
Anteroinferior
In front and below
Anterolateral
In front and to the side, especially the outside
Anteromedial
In front and toward the inner side or midline
Anteroposterior
Relating to both front and rear
Caudal
Below in relation to another structure; inferior
Cephalic
Above in relation to anotherstructure; higher, superior
Contralateral
Pertaining or relating to the opposite side
Deep
Beneath or below the surface; used to describe relative depth or location of muscles or tissue
Distal
Situated away from the center or midline of the body, or away from the point of orgin.
Dorsal
Relating to the back; posterior
Inferior (infra)
Below in relation to another structure;caudal
Ipsilateral
On the same side
Lateral
On or to the side; outside, farther from the median or midsagittal plane
Medial
Relating to the middle or center; nearer to the medial or midsagittal plan
Posterior
Behind, in back, or in the rear
Posteroinferior
Behind and below; in back and below
Posterolateral
Behind and to one side, specifically to the outside
Posteromedial
Behind and to the inner side
Posterosuperior
Behind and at the upper part
Prone
The body lying face downward; stomach lying
Proximal
Nearest the trunk or the point of origin
Superficial
Near the surface; used to describe relative depth or location of muscles or tissue
Superior
(supra) above in relation to another structure; higher, cephalic
Supine
Lying on the back; face upward position of the body
Ventral
Relating to the belly or abdomen
Volar
Relation to palm of the hand or sole of the foot