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Ch. 1 Vocab


proximal close to the origin of the body part of the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
dorsal (posterior) toward or at the backside of the body; behind
deep (internal) away from the body surface; more internal
lateral away from the midline of the body; on the outer side of; outer
inferior (caudal) away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure of the body; below
superficial (external) toward or at the body surface
distal (farther from the origin of a body part) or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk
medial toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner side of
superior (cranial or cephalad) toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above
intermediate between a more medial and a more lateral structure
ventral (anterior) toward or at the front of the body; in front of
Created by: emarroquin