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Body Position

anter/o

front

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Body Position

caudo/o

tail (downward)

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Body Position

cephal/0

head (upward)

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Body Position

dist/o

away (from the point of attachment of a body part)

5
Body Position

dors/o

back

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Body Position

infer/o

below

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Body Position

later/o

side

8
Body Position

medi/o

middle

9
Body Position

poster/o

back, behind

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Body Position

proxim/o

near (the point of attachment of a body part)

11
Body Position

super/o

above

12
Body Position

ventr/o

belly (front)

13
Body Position

bi-

two

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Body Position

uni-

one

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Body Position

ad

toward

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Body Position

ior

pertaining to

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Body Position

caudad

toward the tail (downward)

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Body Position

cephalad

toward the head (upward)

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Body Position

lateral (lat)

pertaining to the side

20
Body Position

medial (med)

pertaining to the middle

21
Body Position

unilateral

pertaining to one side (only)

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Body Position

bilateral

pertaining to two sides

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Body Position

mediolateral

pertaining to the middle and to the side

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Body Position

distal

pertaining to away (from the point of attachment of a body part)

25
Body Position

proximal

pertaining to near (to the point of attachment of a body part)

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Body Position

inferior (inf)

pertaining to below

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Body Position

superior (sup)

pertaining to above

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Body Position

caudal

pertaining to the tail (similar to inferior in most instances related to human anatomy)

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Body Position

cephalic

pertaining to the head

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Body Position

anterior (ant)

pertaining to the front