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anterior

situated toward the front of the body

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anteroinferior

located in front and below

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anterolateral

situated or occurring in front and to the side

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anteromedial

located in front and toward the middle

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contralateral

on the opposite side of the body

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deep

not located superficially within the body or one of its parts

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distal

situated away from the point of attachment or origin or a central point

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dorsal

upper side of the body, posterior

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frontal

situated at the front or anteriorly

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inferior

situated below

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inferolateral

Below and to one side. Both inferior and lateral.

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inferomedial

below and to the middle

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ipsilateral

situated or appearing on or affecting the same side of the body

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lateral

relating to the side

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medial

in the middle

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posterior

situated behind

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posteroinferior

behind and below

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posterolateral

behind and to the side

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posteromedial

behind and to the middle

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posterosuperior

behind and above

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proximal

situated next to or near the point of attachment or origin or a central point

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superficial

relating to, or located near the surface

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superior

above

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superomedial

above and to the middle

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superolateral

above and to the side

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ventral

being or located near, on, or toward the front or anterior part of the human body