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KE Directional Terms

Directional Terms of the body

front surface of the body Anterior, Ventral
back side of the body Posterior, Dorsal
above another structure Superior
below another structure Inferior
near the point of attachment to the trunk Proximal
far from the point of attachment to the trunk Distal
pertaining to the middle of the body Medial
pertaining to the side Lateral
vertical plane dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions Frontal, Coronal
vertical plane dividing the body into right and left sides Sagittal
Horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower portions Transverse, cross-sectional