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1

A structure closer to or further from the median plane is____ or ____, respectively

Medial or lateral

2

A part is ____ if it is in front of another part or closer to the head

Cranial

3

What head term corresponds to "cranial" in the rest of the body

Rostral

4

What part is closer to the tail or further from the head

Caudal

5

FOr what is the term dorsal used

The surface of the body away from the ground and below the proximal carpus and tarsus directed toward the head

6

What surface of the body faces the ground

Ventral

7

What surfaces below the top (proximal end) of the carpus/ tarsus are directed toward the tail or ground

Palmar, plantar

8

What is the name for the surface opposite of palmar/plantar

Dorsal

9

What is a term used for a part closer to or farther from a point of attachment to the trunk, respectively

Proximal or Distal

10

What is the term peripheral used for

A part distal from its point of origin or near the surface

11

What are the terms for a structure closer to / farther from the longitudinal axis of the limb

axial, abaxial

12

Where is the axis of the limb in relationship to the digits

between the 3 and 4th digits

13

What is there term for being closer to the outer surface of a structure

external or superficial

14

What is the term for being closer to the center of a structure

internal or deep