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directional terms

Stack #119391

Superior towards the head or upper part of the body
Inferior away from the head or toward the lower part of the body
Anterior at or toward the front of the body
ventral at or toward the front of the body
posterior at or towards the rear of the body
dorsal at or towards the rear of the body
medial towards the midline of the body
lateral away from the midline of the body
intermediate something between a more lateral and medial structure
proximal closer to the origin of attachment to the body
distal farther from the origin of attachement to the body
superficial toward or at the body surface
deep away from the body surface
Created by: vojtek