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Study Secion5

Chapter 2 Study Section 5

anterior (ventral) front surface of the body
deep away from the surface
distal far from the point of attachment to the trunk or far from the beginning of a structure
frontal(coronal) plane vertical plane dividing the body or structure into anterior and posterior portions
inferior(caudal) below another structure; pertaining to the tail or lower portion of the body
lateral pertaining to the side
medial pertaining to the middle or near the medial plane of the body
posterior(dorsal) back surface of the body
prone lying on the belly
proximal near the point of attachment to the trunk or near the beginning of a structure
sagittal (lateral) plane lengthwise, vertical plane dividing the body or structure into right and left sides
midsagittal plane divides the body into right and left halves
superficial on the surface
superior (cephalic) above antoehr structure; pertaining to the head
supine lying on the back
transverse (cross-sectional or axial) plane horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower portions
Created by: esparks