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Directional terms

Antomy chpt 1

superior toward the head (cephalic/ cranial
Inferior (caudal) bellow; at a lower level, toward the feet
anterior toward the front
another word for anterior ventral
another word for ventral anterior
posterior towards the back/ behind
another word for posterior dorsal
another word for dorsal posterior
proximal toward an attached base/ toward the body
distal away from the body
lateral longitudinal axis of body/ away from the mid line
medial toward the midline
caudal toward the tail
another way to say towards the tail caudal
ipsilateral on the same side
contralateral on the other side
superficial towards the surface
deep toward the interior of body
prone laying down, face down, palms on floor
supine face up, pollex out
Created by: miaadriano