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ANS 214L Gen. Info.

anterior, cranial, superior front
posterior, caudal, interior rear
dorsal top
ventral bottom
medial toward the middle or body midline
lateral away from the body midline, toward the side
proximal near; closer to the point under consideration
distal far or away, farther from the point under consideration
frontal (or coronal) planes divides the animal into dorsal and ventral portions
transverse plane divides the animal into cranial and caudal (head and tail) portions
median (or midsagittal) planes separate an animal or person into right and left halves
sagittal planes any plane parallel to the midsaggital (median) plane, divides the animal into left and right portions
secrete an organ, gland or tissue does this if it both produces and exports the secretion our of the tissue or organ
excrete an organ, tissue or gland does this if a substance if the substance is made elswhere
Created by: adekkers



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