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directional terms

Superior More toward the head
Inferior Farther from the head
Anterior More toward the front of the body
Posterior More toward the backside of the body
Proximal Nearer to a point of reference
Distal Farther from a point of reference
Medial Closer to the midline of the body
Lateral Farther from the midline of the body
Internal Below the surface
Exterior On the surface
Deep Away from the surface
Superficial Near the surface
Central At or near the middle
Peripheral At or near the edge
Parietal At the wall of a body cavity
Visceral Within a body cavity
Created by: eellis