Anatomic Body Part Terms

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Lachayn3
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231642
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Anatomic Body Part Terms
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2013-08-30 18:27:31
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Anatomic Body Part Terms Directional
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Anatomic Body Part Terms; Directional Terms
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  1. Dorsal or Dorsum
    • back / posterior
    • (exception= top of the foot)
  2. Ventral
    front / anterior
  3. Superior
    toward head or upper part of a structure
  4. Inferior
    toward lower part of a structure
  5. Anterior
    toward the front
  6. Posterior
    toward the back
  7. Medial
    nearer the midline
  8. Lateral
    farther from the midline
  9. Proximal
    nearer to the attachment of a limb or origination of a structure
  10. Distal
    farther from the attachment of a limb or origination of a structure
  11. Superficial
    toward the surface
  12. Deep
    away from the surface

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