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Cherub Direct Terms

Directional terms

Anterior Pertaining to the front or ventral side
Posterior Pertaining to the back. Toward the dorsal side
Inferior (Caudal) Pertaining to below. Away from the head.
Superior (Cranial or cephalad) Pertaining to above.Toward the head or upper part.
Distal Pertaining to away (from the point of reference), or farther away from the origin or point of attachment
Proximal Pertaining to near (to the point of reference)Closer to the origin or point of attachment.
Dorsal Toward the back or spine
Lateral Pertaining to a side or away from the median plane
Medial Pertaining to the middle, toward the median plane
Superficial (external) Toward or at the body surface
Deep (internal) Away from the body surface.
Ventral Toward the Front (or belly)
Cephalic Toward the head or superior end
Rostral Toward the forehead or nose (skulls only)
Caudal Toward the tail of inferior end
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