A+P directional terms

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A+P directional terms
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directional terms
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  1. toward the front or belly
    ventral
  2. toward the back or spine
    dorsal
  3. toward the ventral side
    anterior
  4. toward the dorsal side
    posterior
  5. toward the head or superior end
    cephalic
  6. toward the forehead or nose
    rostral
  7. toward the tail or inferior end
    caudal
  8. above
    superior
  9. below
    inferior
  10. toward the median plane
    medial
  11. away from the median plane
    lateral
  12. closer to the point of attachment or origin
    proximal
  13. farther from the point of attachment or origin
    distal
  14. on the same side of the body
    ipsilateral
  15. on opposite side of the body
    contralateral
  16. closer to the body surface
    superficial
  17. farther form the body surface
    deep

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