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Directional Terms

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Anterior
structure or part facing toward front
Distal
Body part fartest away from point of origin
Dorsal
referring to the back
Inferior
towards the feet or below
Lateral
away from the midline of the body
Medial
toward the midline or middle of the body
Posterior
toward the back
Prone
Lying face down on the abdomen
Proximal
body part nearest to the point of origin
Superficial
near the surface

Superior
toward the head; above
Supine
lying face on the back
Ventral
pertaining to the front

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