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Directional Terms

anterior The front
caudal pertaining to the tail
cephalic pertaining to the head
deep further from the surface
distal pertaining to farthest, further from the trunk
dorsal pertaining to back side of the body
inferior pertaining to below, towards the feet
lateral towards the side/outside
medial toward the middle/inside
posterior the back side of the body
prone to lie face down
proximal pertaining to nearest, nearer the trunk
superficial nearer to the surface
superior pertaining to above, toward the head
supine to lie face up
ventral pertaining to belly side of body
erect upright
Created by: Wolkowski