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Anterior
Pertaining to the front
Caudad
toward the tail
Cranial
pertaining to the head
Caudocranial
pertaining to the tail and head; directionally pertaining to coursing from the tail to the head.
Craniocaudal
pertaining to the head and tail; directionally pertaining to coursing from the head to the tail
Dorsal
pertaining to the back; clinicall refers to the dorsum of the head, neck, trunk, and tail
Palmar
pertaining to the palm; in vet med. refers to the sole of the forefeet of domestic animals
Dorsopalmar
pertaining to the dorsum and palm; directionally pertaining to coursing from the dorsum to the palm (forefoot)
Plantar
pertaining to the sole; in vet med. refers to the sole of the hindfeet of domestic animals.
Dorsoplantar
pertaining to the dorsum and sole; directionally pertaining to coursing from the dorsum to the sole (hindfoot)
Ventral
pertaining to the belly; clinically refers to those surfaces of the head, neck, trunk, and tail oriented the same as the belly surface.
Dorsoventral
pertaining to the back and the belly; directionally pertaining to coursing from the dorsum to the belly
Lateral
pertaining to the side
Medial
pertaining to the middle
Mediolateral
pertaining to the middle and the side; directionally pertaining to coursing from the middle to the side
Palmarodorsal
pertaining to the palm and dorsum; directionally pertaining to coursing from the sole to the dorsum (forefoot)
Plantarodorsal
pertaining to the sole and dorsum; directionally pertaining to coursing from the sole to the dorsum (hindfoot)
Posterior
pertaining to the rear
Rostral
pertaining to the nose