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anterior

the front facing palms down

2

posterior

the opposite of anterior

3

inferior

low to the base

4

superior

high to the base

5

medial

middle

6

lateral

to the side

7

distal

away from origin (limb)

8

proximal

toward to the point of origin

9

superficial

near the surface

10

deep

under the surface

11

ventral

underside of and animal, abdomin

12

dorsal

upperside, back