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superioraka cranial
toward the head end or upper part of a structure
inferioraka caudal
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure
ventral AKA anterior
toward or at the front of the body
dorsal AKA posterior
toward or at the back of the body
medial
toward or at the midline of the body
lateral
away from the midline of the body
intermediate
between a more medial and more lateral structure
proximal
closer to the origin of a body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the trunk
distal
farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachment to the trunk
superficial

toward the body surface

internal

away from the body surface

visceral

relating to deep inward feelings rather than to the intellect

parietal
of, relating to, attached to, or denoting the wall of the body or of a body cavity or hollow structure
sagittal

vertical body plane dividing body into left and right sides

transverse

horizontal body plane, dividing body into inferior and superior sections

coronal

vertical plane that divides the body into ventral and dorsal sections

abdomino-pelvic regions

L. hypochodriac - epigastric - R. hypochondriac

L. lumbar - umbical - R. lumbar


L. iliac(inguinal) - hypogastric - R. iliac(inguinal)