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Body Relationship

terms from ch 2, Merrill's Atlas Vol. 1

Deep Refers to parts far from the surface
Superficial Refers to parts near skin or surface
Proximal Refers to parts nearer the point of attachment, point of reference, origin, or beginning; toward center of body
Distal Refers to parts farther away from the point of attachment, point of reference, origin, or beginning; away from the center of the body
Dorsum Refers to the top or anterior surface of the foot or to the back or posterior surface of the hand
Palmar Refers to the palm of the hand
Plantar Refers to the sole of the foot
Ipsilateral Refers to a part on the same side of the body
Contralateral Refers to a part or parts on the opposite side of the body
Cephalad Refers to parts toward the head of the body
Caudad/ Caudal Refers to parts away from the head of the body
Created by: BIrds1023