Anatomical Terms

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ksufan595
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Anatomical Terms
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2011-05-03 16:59:06
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Pre AP Bio
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Anatomical Terms
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  1. anterior
    towards the tip of the snout
  2. posterior
    towards the tip of the tail
  3. cranial
    towards the head
  4. caudal
    towards the tail
  5. superior
    towards the head
  6. inferior
    towards the feet
  7. superficial
    on the surface
  8. deep
    internal
  9. medial
    towards the middle
  10. lateral
    towards the sides
  11. proximal
    towards body
  12. distal
    away from body
  13. plane
    fat surface along which a body can be divided
  14. sagittal plane
    right and left parts
  15. median sagittal plane
    equal right and left parts
  16. frontal (coronal) plane
    right to left, divides into dorsal and ventral parts
  17. transverse plane (cross section)
    perpendicular to long axis of the body (or limb)

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