Chapter 1 / Study Section 5

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Chapter 1 / Study Section 5
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  1. Anterior (ventral)
    Front surface of the body
  2. Deep
    Away from the surface
  3. Distal
    Far from the point of attachment to the trunk or far from the begging of a structure
  4. Frontal (coronal) plane
    Vertical plane dividing the body or structure into anterior and posterior portions
  5. Inferior (caudal) Below another structure; pertaining to the tail or lower portion of the body
  6. Lateral
    Pertaining to the side
  7. Medial
    Pertaining to the middle or near the medial plane of the body
  8. Posterior (dorsal)
    Back surface of the body
  9. Pron
    Lying on the belly
  10. Proximal
    Near the point of attachment to the trunk or near the beginning of a structure
  11. Sagittal (lateral plane)
    Lengthwise, vetical plane diving the body or structure into right and left sides
  12. Superficial
    on the surface
  13. Superior (cephalic)
    Above another structure; pertaining the head
  14. Supine
    Laying on the back (face up, palms up)
  15. Transverse (cross-sectional or axial) plane
    Horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower portions

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