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Towards the front (ventral)

Anterior

61

Towards the back (dorsal)

Posterior

62

An imaginary midline dividing the body into equal right and left halves. A body part is this if it is closer to this line than another part

Medial

63

Toward the side with respect to the imaginary midline

Lateral

64

Describes a body part that is closer to a point of attachment than another body part

Proximal

65

Body part is farther from a point of attachment than another body part

Distal

66

Situated near the surface
Describes the location of certain blood vessels

Superficial or peripheral

67

Describes parts that are more internal

Deep

68

Refers to a lengthwise cut that divides the body into right and left portions

Sagittal

69

If a section passes along the midline and divides the body into equal parts, what is it called

Median

70

Refers to a cut that divides the body into superior and inferior portions

Transverse

71

Refers to a section that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions

Coronal

72

A cut across the structure

Cross section

73

An angular cut

Oblique section

74

Lengthwise cut

Longitudinal section

75

Upper middle region of the abdominal area

Epigastric

76

Lie on each side of the epigastric region

Left and right hypochondriac regions

77

Refers to the middle portion of the abdominal region

Umbilical region

78

Lie on each side of the umbilical region

Left and right lumbar regions

79

Lower middle portion of the abdominal region

Hypogastric region

80

Lie on each side of the hypogastric region

Left and right iliac regions