A&P Orientation & Directional Terms

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A&P Orientation & Directional Terms
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2010-05-25 19:36:03
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Orientation & Directional Terms
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  1. toward head, upper, above
    superior
  2. away from head, lower, below
    inferior
  3. toward front, in front
    anterior (ventral)
  4. toward back, behind
    posterior (dorsal)
  5. toward midline
    medial
  6. away from midline
    lateral
  7. between more medial and more lateral
    intermediate
  8. closer to origin/axis
    proximal
  9. away from origin/axis
    distal
  10. toward or at the surface
    superficial
  11. internal, away from surface
    deep
  12. towards the nose
    rostral
  13. towards the head
    cranial
  14. towards the tail
    caudal

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