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superior

towards the top

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inferior

towards the bottom

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anterior

towards the front

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posterior

towards the rear

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medial

towards to midline

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lateral

towards the side

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cranial

towards the head

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caudal

towards the tail

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ventral

towards the belly

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dorsal

towards the back

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superficial

towards the surface

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deep

away from the surface

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proximal

closer to point of origin/attachment

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distal

farther from point of origin/attachment

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axial skeleton

skull, vertebrae, ribs, sternum

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appendicular skeleton

upper and lower extremities, including girdals

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coronal/frontal anatomical plane

anterior/posterior

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transverse/horizontal/cross section anatomical plane

superior/inferior

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sagittal anatomical plane

right/left

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midsagittal anatomical plane

sagittal plane directly on the body's midline