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Flashcards in Directional Terms Deck (31):
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Anter

Front or front half

2

Caud

Tail, downward

3

Cephal

Head, upward

4

Dist

Away, from the point of attachment to the body

5

Dors

Back or back half

6

Infer

Below

7

Later

Side or further from midline

8

Medi

Middle, center or midline

9

Poster

Back, behind

10

Proxim

Near, the point of attachment to the body

11

Super

Above

12

Ventr

Belly

13

Caudad

Toward the tail

14

Cephalad

Toward the head

15

Lateral

Pertaining to a side

16

Medial

Pertaining to the middle

17

Unilateral

Pertaining to one side only

18

Bilateral

Pertaining to both sides

19

Mediolateral

Pertaining to the middle and the side

20

Distal

Pertaining to away

21

Proximal

Pertaining to near

22

Inferior

Pertaining to below

23

Superior

Pertaining to above

24

Caudal

Pertaining to the tail

25

Cephalic

Pertaining to the head

26

Anterior

Pertaining to the front

27

Posterior

Pertaining to the back

28

Dorsal

Pertaining to the back

29

Ventral

Pertaining to the belly

30

Anteroposterior

Pertaining to the front and back

31

Posteroanterior

Pertaining to the back and front

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