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What is a median cut throughout the body?

A longitude cut throughout the top of the body which separates the body into left and right sides.

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What is a Sagittal cut throughout the body?

A longitude cut through the median of the body separating it from right to left.

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What is a coronal, frontal cut?

A latitude cut going throughout the body separating it from front and back.

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What is a transverse cross?

A cut across the body which separates top and bottom halves.

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What is cranial, superior?

A structure that is closer to the top of the head than any other structure in the head.

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What is anterior, ventral?

A structure that refers to being more in the front, or on the abdominal side.

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What is rostral?

A beak like structure in the front of the head that sticks out.

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What is posterior, dorsal?

A structure referring to being more in the back.

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What is medial?

A structure referring to being more towards the median plane.

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What is lateral?

A structure further away from the median plane.

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What is proximal?

A structure being closed to the median plane or root of a line.

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What is distal?

Refers to a structure being further away from the median plane or root of a limb.

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What is caudal, inferior?

Refers to being closer to the feet or lower part of the body.

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Superficial?

Closer to the surface of the body.

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Deep?

A structure farther from the surface.

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Ipsilateral?

On the same side.

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Quadruped?

Four points of direction

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What is contralateral?

Opposite side