Anatomy Ch1

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Anatomy Ch1
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2010-01-21 18:27:41
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Anatomic directional terms
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Anatomic Directional Terms
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  1. Anterior
    In front of; toward the front surface
  2. Posterior
    In back of; toward the back surface
  3. Dorsal
    At the back side of the human body
  4. Ventral
    At the belly side of the human body
  5. Superior
    Closer to the head
  6. Inferior
    Closer to the feet
  7. Caudal
    At the rear or tail end
  8. Cranial
    At the head end
  9. Medial
    Toward the midline of the body
  10. Lateral
    Away from the midline of the body
  11. Deep
    On the inside, underneath another structure
  12. Superficial
    On the outside
  13. Proximal
    Closest to point of attachment to trunk
  14. Distal
    Furthest from point of attachment to trunk

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