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Prone

Face down, palms down

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supine

Face up, palms up

2

Superior, cephalic, cranial

Toward head or upper part

3

Inferior,caudal

Toward tail or lower part

4

Anterior

Toward front

5

Posterior

Toward rear, behind

6

Dorsal

Back, back of hand, top of hat, top of brain

7

Ventral

Front, underside of brain

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Ipsilateral

Same side

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Contralateral

Opposite sides

10

Sagittal

Right and left sides, midsagittal or parasagittal

11

Coronal

Frontal plane, divides anterior and posterior

12

Transverse

Horizontal, parallel to ground, upper and lower parts

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Longitudinal

Along long axis

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Oblique

Slanting cut