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Anterior

Front view

1

Posterior

Back view

2

Dorsal

Back

3

Ventral

Belly

4

Superior

Top view

5

Inferior

Top view

6

Inferior

Bottom view

7

Cephalic

On the head

8

Caudal

On the tail

9

Medial

Closer to midline of the body

10

Lateral

Farther away from the midline

11

Proximal

Closer to point of attachment

12

Distal

Farther away from point of attachment

13

Superficial

Closer to the surface on the body

14

Deep

Farther away from the surface

15

Contraladeral

On opposite sides of the body

16

Lpsilateral

Same side of the body

17

Intermediate

In between 2 structures

18

Collateral

2 structures flanking another structure

19

Frontal section

Anterior and posterior

20

Transverse

Superior and inferior proportions

21

Sagittal

Left and right proportions

22

Midsagittal

An equal left and right section

23

Oblique

Made at an angle between Midsagittal and transverse planes. Not very functional unless you do layered stuff