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Anatomy and Physiology

Away from the midline of the body; on the outer side of. Lateral
Between a more medial and a more lateral structure. Intermediate
Close to the orgin of the body part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk. Proximal
Farther from the orgin of a body part or the po8int of a attachment of a limb to the body trunk. Distal
Toward or at the body surface. Superficial
Away from the body surface. Deep
Toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body; above. Superior (Cranial or Cephaled)
Away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structure of the body; below. Inferior (Caudal)
Toward or at the front of the body; in front of. Anterior (Ventral)
Toward or at the backside of the body; behind. Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward or at the midline of the body; on the inner side. Medial
The midline, longitudinal plane dividing the head and torso into right/left halves. Median
The longitudinal plane dividing the body into left and right parts. It is parallel to the median plane and may be applied to the head, torso, and limbs. Sagittal
The longitudinal plane dividing the body into equal or unequal front and back parts in CT and MRI, the term "coronal" is used by radiologists. Coronal/Frontal
The transverse plane dividing the body or body parts into upper and lower segments. This plane is a cross section perpendicular to the longitudinal planes. Cross/Transverse
Created by: iclassical



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