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Frontal

Separates anterior and posterior

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Sagittal

Separates Right and Left

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Caudal

Inferior, towards tail

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Ipsilateral

Same side

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Contralateral

opposite side

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Bilateral

both sides

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cranial

Superior, above

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Transverse (cross)

Separates superior and inferior

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Mid Sagittal

equal left and right

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Plantar

sole side

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Lateral

Away from body

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inferior

below, towards tail

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posterior

back side

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anterior

Front side

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Superior

above toward hear

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palmer

Palm side

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internal

deep

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superficial

external

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proximal

closer to trunk

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Distal

away from trunk

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medial

towards body axis

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describe anatomical position

standing erect with arms down by side and palms facing forward