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directional body planes

medial toward the midline or center, inner
lateral to the side of the body
superior or cephalic toward the head, surface, upper portion of body
inferior or caudal toward the feet or lower portion of the body
anterior or ventral towards the front of the body
posterior or dorsal toward the back
proximal near the center of the body or structure
distal away from the body/area
bilateral pertaining to both sides of the body or structure
unilateral pertaining to only one side of the body or structure
palmar pertaining to the sole of the foot
deep toward the interior
superficial toward the surface
parietal the wall of a hollow organ or body cavity
visceral inner covering of the surface of an organ or body cavity
Created by: randi77