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Directional Terms

Position of body when facing you, palms forward? Supine
Towards the top/head of body Superior
Towards the bottom/feet of body Inferior
Mouth is _____ to the forehead inferior
Towards mid line of the body Medial
Towards the sides of the body Lateral
Nose is ______ to eyes Medial
Front of body Anterior
Back of body Posterior
Kneecaps are ________ to the buttocks anterior
When on the same limb, _______ means it is closer to the attachment proximal
When on the same limb, _______ means it is further away from the attachment distal
Created by: kallaherd3k