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Frontal plane

Divides the body into anterior and posterior

1

Sagittal Plane

Divides the body into right and left

2

Transverse Plane

Divides the body into upper and lower

3

Located further away from point of attachment to the body

Distal

4

Lying face down

Prone

5

To the side

Lateral

6

Caudal

Inferior

7

Away from the surface

Deep

8

Tip or summit of an organ

Apex

9

Bottom or lower part of an organ

Base

10

Dorsal

Posterior

11

Toward the surface

Superficial

12

Lying face up

Supine

13

Ventral

Anterior

14

Middle

Medial

15

Located closer to the point of attachment to the body

Proximal

16

Cephalic

Superior

17

Pertaining to the spinal cord side

Dorsal

18

Pertaining to the chest

Thoracic

19

Pertaining to above

Superior

20

Pertaining to the tail

Caudal

21

Pertaining to internal organs

Visceral

22

Pertaining to the side

Lateral

23

Pertaining to away from

Distal

24

Pertaining to nerves

Neural

25

Study of the lungs

Pulmonology

26

Pertaining to the muscles

Muscular

27

Pertaining to the belly side

Ventral

28

Pertaining to the front

Anterior

29

Pertaining to the head

Cephalic

30

Pertaining to the middle

Medial