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Flashcards in Anatomical Views of Body Deck (14):
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Anterior

Front surface (upright)

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Posterior

Back surface (upright)

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Dorsal

Back surface of a horizontalal oriented animal (eg. cats, dogs, sharks).

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Ventral Surface

Belly surface of a horizontally oriented animal (eg. cats, dogs, sharks). The side they excrete from and have sex through

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Superior

Top end of organisms (head)

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Inferior

Bottom half of organisms (feet)

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Medial

Towards the center/midline of an organism

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Lateral

Away for the center/midline of an organism

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Proximal

Towards/near a reference point

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Distal

Away from/far from a reference point

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Sagittal

Midline that splits the left and right sides of an organism. The vertical split of an organism

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Transverse

The plane that seperates the posterior from the anterior. It seperates the front and the back.

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Caudal

Toward the tail end of an organism (tail tone)

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Cross Sections

Cut through along length of an organism