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a cut along the median plane

sagital

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a cut along the coronal plane

front

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a cross section

transverse

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Describe the anatomical position

body is erect
feet are slightly apart
head is held high
palms of hands are facing outward

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above

superior

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below

inferior

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facing forward

anterior

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toward the back

posterior

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toward the midline

medial

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away from the midline

lateral

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means closer to the point of attachment

proximal

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farther away from the point of attachment

distal

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the dorsal cavity includes

the cranial and spinal cavities

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the ventral cavity includes

the orbits, nasal, oral, thoracic, and abdominopelvic cavities