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Directional Terms

Anterior front; before
Ventral belly side
Posterior/Dorsal back; behind
Cranial/Cephalic head
Superior above; higher level; toward head
Caudal tail;coccyx
Inferior below; lower level
Medial toward the body's longitudinal axis; toward the midsagittal plane
Lateral away from the body's longitudinal axis; away from the midsagittal plane
Proximal toward an attached base
Distal away from an attached base
Superficial at; near; close to body surface
Deep farther from the body surface
Created by: cecilia.polumbo