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Flashcards in Body Orientation & Direction Deck (14):
1

superior

above

2

inferior

below

3

anterior

front

4

posterior

back

5

medial

toward the midline

6

lateral

away from midline or median plane

7

cephalad

toward the head

8

caudad

toward the tail

9

dorsal

backside

10

ventral

belly side

11

proximal

nearer the trunk or attached end

12

distal

farther from the trunk or point of attachment

13

superficial

toward or at the body surface

14

deep

away from the body surface or more internal